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2016-01-09 02:08 UT: Delta Leo Minorid?

EN-98 FireballsPosted by Koen Miskotte Sun, January 17, 2016 15:12:24

In the morning of Januari 9, 2016 I was observing meteors between 00:05 and 03:05 UT. I logged 37 meteors, amongst them 3 late Quadrantids, 3 Antihelion meteors and 2 delta Leo Minorids. The brightest meteor was a magnitude -3 delta Leo Minorid. It was also captured with my all sky camera.

Picture 1. Bright delta Leo Minorid captured with my all sky camera. Click on the image for a better resolution.

Picture 2. Crop of previous image. The meteor appeared in the constellations of Bootes and Corona Borealis.

Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Sigma 4.5 mm F2.8 EX DC Circulair fish eye
Timer Controller: Canon TC80N3
Exposure time: 89s
Interval: 1 s
ISO: 400
F: 3,2
Date: 09-01-2016
Period UT: 02:07:30-02:08:59
Time UT: Unknown
Classification: DLM
Constellation: BOO->CBR
Brightness: -3

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