(meteorobs) Binocular meteors
belatrix at ozemail.com.au
Tue Nov 30 05:04:39 EST 2004
To Wes, Malcolm, Charlie, Thankyou for all the interesting and very
I now believe I was seeing mostly faint meteors on these occasions
with the binoc's.
also I agree - that web site is amazing!
On 30/11/2004, at 2:31 AM, Swift, Wesley wrote:
> Binoc Folks,
> Just a note to remind folks that intensified video observers record
> similar limiting magnitude (8th mag) meteors as binocular observers
> and tend
> to be more numerous.
> Low earth objects and debris will be slow compared to meteors and
> tend to orbit in planes that include the launch site at the time of
> They are also pro-grade and will come from the West: NW for decending
> SW for ascending node. Check out http://satobs.org/satintro.html for
> info. Some folks put a lot of thought into this.
> Wesley R. Swift, Jr
> Raytheon ITSS / Sverdrup MSFC Group
> Marshall Space Flight Center
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> Huntsville, Al 35812
> (256) 544-1392 Fax 544-0242
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> Huntsville, Al 35802
> wesley.swift at comcast.net
> (256) 881-4438
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