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Photographer:

Chris Peterson

Email:

clp@alumni.caltech.edu

Location of Photo:

Guffey, Colorado, USA

Date/Time of photo:

December 11-14, 2010

Equipment:

Allsky video camera- a zenith pointing, low light level video camera with a fisheye lens. Meteors were recorded by detection and recording software.

Description:

This image is a composite of 363 Geminid meteors collected from December 11-14 on an allsky video camera. 229 were recorded on the peak night of Dec 13/14. All non-Geminids have been removed. The system records meteors brighter than about magnitude +2. Analysis of data collected suggests a peak visual rate of about 120 meteors per hour.

Website:

http://www.cloudbait.com/science/geminid2010.html

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