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Perseid meteor 20180811 01:36:21

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Observer
Alex Pratt
Time of observation
11/08/2018 - 01:36
Object
Perseid meteor 20180811 01:36:21
Observing location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Equipment
Watec 910HX camera
Computar 8mm f/0.8 lens
UFO Capture
UFO Analyser
Exposure
25 frames per sec (50 fields per sec)
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A mag -1 Perseid recorded as it zipped through Her. (Image rotated 180 degrees).

Meteor rates have been steadily increasing over the past few nights, but as we approach Perseid maximum this year there is a strong correlation between their predicted ZHR and the amount of cloud cover and rainfall. The night of August 11/12 was a washout. Fingers crossed for some clear gaps this evening.

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