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Geminid Meteor over Hopeman Beach


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About this observation
Alan C Tough
Time of observation
13/12/2017 - 23:49
Geminid Meteor
Observing location
Hopeman Beach, Moray, Scotland
Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR
Sigma EX DG 20 mm lens
Manfrotto tripod
20 Seconds @ f/3.5 and ISO-4000
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Thanks to some large gaps in the clouds I was able to see 60 meteors between 11 p.m. (on the 13th) and 1 a.m. (on the 14th). There was also some faint auroral activity, to the NW, as well as strong airglow.

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