Late September Meteors

After two days of clouds and rain, the weather was much better for the remainder of the month. September is a month that sees a high frequency of meteors even though no major showers peak during the month. Most of the observed meteors were sporadics though the a few minor showers like the Taurids (NTA and STA) and October’s major shower (ORI) were steady if small contributors.

Obs Date(UT)     Time    TOT SPO ANT NTA STA ORI SLY DAU EGE Oth
SAL 2015-09-30  10h 24m   38  21  -   1   3   3   2   3   1   4
SAL 2015-09-29  10h 27m   21  17  -   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
SAL 2015-09-28  10h 40m   22  15  -   0   1   1   1   0   1   3
SAL 2015-09-27  10h 08m   25  14  -   3   1   1   0   1   4   1
SAL 2015-09-26  10h 49m   24  16  -   2   2   1   2   0   0   1
SAL 2015-09-25  10h 35m   30  17  -   1   2   1   2   1   0   6
SAL 2015-09-24  10h 30m   29  15  4   -   -   4   0   2   0   4
SAL 2015-09-23  07h 37m   26  16  2   -   -   0   3   1   0   4
SAL 2015-09-22  00h 00m            *** Clouds/Rain ***
SAL 2015-09-21  00h 00m            *** Clouds/Rain ***

SAL - SALSA3 camera in Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
VIS - Visual observations from 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
NTA - Northern Taurids
STA - Southern Taurids
ORI - Orionids
SLY - September Lyncids
DAU - Delta Aurigids
EGE - Epsilon Geminids
Oth - other minor showers

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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