June 1-11 Meteors

The summer monsoon rains aren’t expected to show up in Tucson till late this month or early July. Still, the monsoon moisture is not too far away and the beginning of June has seen its share of clouds. As a result, recent meteor detections have been rather low. Then again early June is a time of low meteor rates in general.

One thing to notice about the table below is the rapid increase in the number of active meteor showers. While all of these showers are of the very minor variety, the number of active showers will continue to increase. Since some of these showers while produce significant numbers of meteors, we should see the nightly rates start to inch upward by July.

Obs Date(UT)     Time    TOT SPO ANT NSC SOP JMC NSA ARI NZC SSS
SAL 2017-06-11  08h 26m   17  12  3   -   -   -   1   1   0   0
SAL 2017-06-10  08h 11m   8   7   0   -   -   -   0   0   1   0
SAL 2017-06-09  07h 58m   8   6   2   -   -   -   0   0   0   -
SAL 2017-06-08  05h 24m   8   8   0   -   -   -   0   0   -   -
SAL 2017-06-07  06h 24m   4   4   0   -   0   -   0   0   -   -
SAL 2017-06-06  08h 29m   7   5   2   -   0   -   0   0   -   -
SAL 2017-06-05  07h 53m   17  12  1   -   0   1   1   -   -   -
SAL 2017-06-04  08h 12m   15  13  1   -   0   0   1   -   -   -
SAL 2017-06-03  04h 39m   9   9   0   0   0   0   0   -   -   -
SAL 2017-06-02  08h 30m   20  18  0   0   1   0   1   -   -   -
SAL 2017-06-01  06h 20m   6   5   1   0   0   0   -   -   -   -

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 - Anthelions
NSC - Northern omega Scorpiids
SOP - Southern May Ophiucids
JMC - June mu Cassiopeiids
NSA - Northern mu Sagittariids
ARI - Daytime Arietids
NZC - Northern June Aquilids
SSS - Southern sigma Sagittariids
Oth - other minor showers
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