Dec 29/30 Meteors

Last night brought in a nice haul of 34 meteors. As usual most were of the Sporadic variety and not affiliated with any (known) meteor shower. In two nights, the Quadrantid shower will start and we will see a rapid rise in rates towards the end of the week.

Obs  Date(UT)      Time    TOT SPO ANT AHY COM DLM DSV
SAL  2013-12-30   12h 11m   34  28  2   0   3   0   0 

SAL - SALSA3 camera in Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
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
AHY - Alpha Hydrids
COM - Coma Berenicids
DLM - December Leonis Minorids
DSV - December Sigma Virginids

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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