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2 bright Taurids

EN-98 FireballsPosted by Koen Miskotte Sat, November 03, 2012 11:10:24

Update: appearance timings added, thanks to Martin Breukers, Hengelo.

During the night of 2/3 november 2012 my all sky camera captured within a short period of time 2 bright Taurids. I made a composition of both Taurids and it's presented here. All relevant data are described under the photos.

Picture 1: Two bright Taurids of magnitude -4. Click on the image for a larger version.

Picture 2: Crop of previous image. Click on the image for a larger version.

Data of the Taurid in CAM/DRA.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D
Lens: Sigma 4.5 mm F2.8 EX DC Circulair fish eye
Timer Controller: HAMA DCCS timer controller
Exposure time: 119s
Interval: 1 s
ISO: 400
F: 3,2
Date: 03-11-2012
Period UT: 02:20:00 - 02:21:59 UT
Time meteor UT: 02:21:10 UT (provided by Martin Breukers, Hengelo)
Classification: TAU
Constellation: CAM -> DRA
Brightness: -4
Simultaneously with stations: Beningbroek
Remarks:

Data of the Taurid in AUR.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D
Lens: Sigma 4.5 mm F2.8 EX DC Circulair fish eye
Timer Controller: HAMA DCCS timer controller
Exposure time: 119s
Interval: 1 s
ISO: 400
F: 3,2
Date: 03-11-2012
Period UT: 02:38:00 - 02:39:59 UT
Time meteor UT: 02:38:17 UT (provided by Martin Breukers, Hengelo)
Classification: TAU
Constellation: AUR
Brightness: -4
Simultaneously with stations:
Remarks:

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