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2013-07-06 23:19 UT: -3 southern delta Aquariid

EN-98 FireballsPosted by Koen Miskotte Mon, July 08, 2013 10:04:20

During the night june 6/7, 2013 my all sky camera captured this -3 Southern delta Aquariid in the constellation of Aquila. At the same moment I was also testing my new Vixen Polarie Star Tracker with a Canon EOS40D and a Canon EF 15 mm F 2.8 lens. This combination also captured the bright meteor. Pictures below.

Picture 1: A strongly processed all sky image to make the Southern Delta Aquariid visible. Click on the image for a larger version.

Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Sigma 4.5 mm F2.8 EX DC Circulair fish eye
Timer Controller: Canon TC 80N3
Exposure time: 59s
Interval: 1 s
ISO: 400
F: 3,2
Date: 06-07-2013
Period UT: 23:19:00 - 23:19:59 UT
Time meteor UT: 23:19:??
Classification: SDA
Constellation: AQL
Brightness: -3
Simultaneously with stations:

Picture 2: Same meteor, now with a Canon EOS 40D and a Canon EF 15 mm F 2.8. Click on the image for a larger version.

Mount: Vixen Polarie Star Tracker
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Canon EF 15 mm F 2.8 fish eye lens.
Filter: IDAS LPS filter
Accessories: TC 80N3 timer controller,
Location: Groevenbeekse Heide, Ermelo (5,4 east, 52,2 nort)
Software: Corel Paint Shop Photo Pro X12
Description: 44s exposure time, 1250 ISO, F 3.2, hazy sky

Picture 3: map with all positions of the radiants of the Southern summer streams. The blue Arrow gives the plot of the SDA, the broken line the path extended backwarts. It clearly crosses the SDA radiant on the position of 7th july! Click on the image for a larger version.

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