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Leonid meteor

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Observer
Alex Pratt
Time of observation
17/11/2017 - 06:28
Object
Leonid meteor
Observing location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Equipment
Watec 910 video camera
8mm f/0.8 lens
UFO Capture
UFO Analyser
Exposure
25 frames/sec (50 fields/sec)
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The Leonids are expected to produce low rates over the next few years. This week the shower maximum should occur on the night of November 17.

There is a chance of an occasional bright one and this mag -2.5 Leonid was captured as it shot across Auriga in the twilight sky. The image has been rotated to display the constellation to better effect.

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