Astronomy, Photography and Weather
October 21, 2020, 11:36:23 am
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: IAA lecture programme continues alternate Wednesdays from September - an excellent programme of lectures- Queens University Belfast - Bell Lecture Theatre. Also keep an eye out for the Summer Events
  Home Help Search Gallery Staff List Login Register  

Perseids Meteor Shower

Pages: [1]
Author Topic: Perseids Meteor Shower  (Read 563 times)
Big Dipper
Hero Member
Posts: 1247

Oxford, UK

View Profile WWW
« on: August 13, 2011, 06:37:52 pm »

Same here Mark - if it's of any consolation. However I did see a couple of bright meteors during my last session out on Tuesday morning. The sky was beautifully clear with the Moon well out of the way & the brightest one streaked towards the Pleiades. I had set up my 135mm camera lens to image the area around the Double Cluster/Soul & Heart nebulae area - with the vain hope that I may catch a Perseid streaking through the field. Alas, it was not to be. I've still to process my result but hope that others here had more success with the actual meteor shower.
« Last Edit: August 13, 2011, 06:40:37 pm by Big Dipper » Report Spam   Logged

Remember:- If all else fails, read the Instruction Manual! Grin


Pages: [1]
Jump to:  

Bookmark this site! | Upgrade This Forum
SMF For Free - Create your own Forum

Powered by SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines
Privacy Policy