Re: Measuring transparency (was Re: (IAAC) Obj: Jonkherre 900)

>So in the absence of any better standard for extended objects, and since
>I'm a meteor observer who measures it often anyway, I just use LM myself.
>Clear skies!


Are meteor counts of observers with same LM, unobstructed view, moon and
date/time statistically constant?

Well, of course a meteor is less diffuse than a nebula and thus meteor
observing looks more like star observing than deep sky observing. But my
question is: Is faint haze so troublesome for deep sky objects affecting
meteor counts ? (faint meteors of course).

clear skies, Yann.

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