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Perseid meteor

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Observer
Ivan Walton
Time of observation
14/08/2018 - 22:45
Object
Perseids
Observing location
Kent
Equipment
Nikon D40 dSLR
Nikkor 50mm Lens
Tripod
Exposure
25secs @ f1.8 & 800 ASA
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Unfortunately here in Kent overnight of 12th/13th August was overcast. But with lovely mild conditions & clear skies on both the two following evenings, I took the opportunity to try and take some images of the Perseids.
On both occasions I spent about two hours between 23:00 & 01:00 BST (helpfully timed by the local Parish church clock), taking about 350 images and visually spotting some 36 meteors (some of which I would suggest were sparodics).
The brightest star (bottom middle) is Almaak ( Gamma Andromedae).

 

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