End of the Year Meteors

The last week or so of the year was fairly low-key meteor-wise with no major showers active. The period also saw 2 storms affect southern AZ. The second of the pair ended SALSA3’s long running streak of consecutive nights with a detection at 95 nights.

Obs  Date(UT)      Time    TOT SPO ANT HYD DLM MON COM URS AHY
SAL3 2010-12-31   12h 10m   12  10  1   -   1   -   -   -   0
ALLS 2010-12-31   12h 40m   10  8   0   -   2   -   -   -   0
SAL3 2010-12-30   00h 00m    Rain/clouds all night long
ALLS 2010-12-30   00h 00m    Rain/Clouds all night long
SAL3 2010-12-29   11h 49m   26  21  2   -   3   -   -   -   -
ALLS 2010-12-29   12h 04m   7   6   0   -   1   -   -   -   -
SAL3 2010-12-28   11h 58m   14  13  1   -   0   -   -   -   -
ALLS 2010-12-28   12h 14m   9   7   2   -   0   -   -   -   -
SAL3 2010-12-27   01h 39m   4   3   0   -   1   -   -   -   -
ALLS 2010-12-27   09h 38m   3   3   0   -   0   -   -   -   -
SAL3 2010-12-26   09h 34m   18  17  1   -   0   -   -   -   -
ALLS 2010-12-26   09h 51m   5   5   0   -   0   -   -   -   -
SAL3 2010-12-25   12h 12m   15  9   2   -   4   -   -   -   -
ALLS 2010-12-25   10h 50m   11  9   0   -   0   -   -   -   -
SAL3 2010-12-24   12h 12m   28  23  5   -   0   -   -   0   -
ALLS 2010-12-24   12h 39m   14  9   2   -   4   -   -   0   -
SAL3 2010-12-23   01h 01m   2   2   0   -   0   -   0   0   -
ALLS 2010-12-23   00h 00m    Camera left off due to rain
SAL3 2010-12-22   00h 19m   1   1   0   -   0   -   0   0   -
ALLS 2010-12-22   00h 00m    Camera left off due to rain
SAL3 2010-12-21   00h 19m   1   0   0   0   0   -   1   0   -
ALLS 2010-12-21   00h 19m   1   0   0   0   0   -   1   0   -
SAL3 2010-12-20   06h 46m   14  8   2   0   3   0   1   0   -
ALLS 2010-12-20   11h 21m   11  5   1   0   4   0   1   0   -

SAL3 - SALSA3 camera in Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
ALLS - Near all-sky camera in Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
VIST - Visual observations from Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
VISH - Visual observations from Hermosillo (Salvador Aguirre)
HERM - PARENI camera in Hermosillo (Salvador Aguirre)
SDG - Camera in San Diego operated by Bob Lunsford
Time - Total amount of time each camera looked for meteors
TOT - Total number of meteors detected
SPO - Sporadics (meteors not affiliated with any particular meteor shower)
ANT - Antihelions   
HYD - Sigma Hydrids
DLM - December Leonis Minorids
MON - Monocerotids
COM - Coma Berenicids
URS - Ursids
AHY - Alpha Hydrids

About Carl Hergenrother
I am a professional astronomer specializing in the study of comets, asteroids and meteors. This blog will focus on my professional and amateur work in this field

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