(meteorobs) Current shower?
drygulch_99 at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 28 20:22:28 EDT 2011
I have been out over the last week watching Comet Garradd and have notice a nice number of meteors coming out of Cygnus which I figured were Kappa Cygni.Even got a couple of fireballs.
--- On Sun, 8/28/11, Robert Lunsford <lunro.imo.usa at cox.net> wrote:
From: Robert Lunsford <lunro.imo.usa at cox.net>
Subject: Re: (meteorobs) Current shower?
To: "Meteor science and meteor observing" <meteorobs at meteorobs.org>
Date: Sunday, August 28, 2011, 7:13 PM
James and All,
Your observation coincides with the start of the Aurigid meteor shower. I highly doubt that this shower is responsible for this activity as it is very weak away from the peak morning of September 1st. Even then the expected visual rates would be less than 5/hr.
---- James Beauchamp <falcon99 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> The previous week has been total silence. Barely a sporadic radio hit after the PER's settled down.
> Last night it has picked up significantly. Radar scatter is getting about 20 per hour at the peak rates, but it is in clusters.
> Clouds prevented any optical captures :(
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