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Re: (meteorobs) Persieds Aug. 10/11, 1999--M.Mikutis



At 09:16 PM 8/12/99 -0500, you wrote:
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>NAMN VISUAL SUMMARY REPORT
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>DATE: August 10/11, 1999   BEGIN: 05:10 UT   END: 08:10 UT
>OBSERVER: Mark Mikutis
>LOCATION: Long: 92 d 44' 05" West; Lat: 41 d 42' 33" North
>City & State: Kellogg, Iowa            Elevation: 1008 ft.
>RECORDING METHOD: Tape Recorder
>----------------------------------------------------------OBSERVED SHOWERS:
>3-letter code; radiant position; radiant diameter
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>PER ; RA 03h 04m  DEC +58 deg.; 5 deg
>----------------------------------------------------------
>OBSERVING PERIODS: 0 = none seen;    / = shower not watched.
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>PERIOD(UT)  FIELD   Teff   F    LM    PER   SPO
>05:10-06:10 NE 40   1.00  1.06  5.65   9     2               
>06:10-07:10 NE 45   1.00  1.00  5.97   8     2
>07:10-08:10 NE 50   1.00  1.04  6.15  10     3
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>TOTALS              3.00              27     7   = 34
>-------------------------------------------------
>MAGNITUDE DISTRIBUTIONS:
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>SHOWER   -7 -6 -5 -4 -3 -2 -1  0 +1 +2 +3 +4 +5 +6  TOTAL
>PER       0  0  0  0  1  1  0  7  5  7  4  2  0  0   27 
>SPO       0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  4  1  0  0  0  0    7
>----------------------------------------------------------TOTAL     0  0
0  0  1  1  1  8  9  8  4  2  0  0   34
>----------------------------------------------------------
>SKY OBSCURED: high cirrus clouds
>     _0_%           _10_%          _5_%           _10_%   
>FROM:05:10 UT  FROM:05:30 UT FROM: 05:45 UT FROM: 06:00 UT
>  TO:05:30 UT    TO:05:45 UT   TO: 06:00 UT   TO: 06:10 UT
>     _0_%            _5_%           _0_%
>FROM:06:10 UT  FROM:07:15 UT FROM: 08:00 UT
>  TO:07:15 UT    TO:08:00 UT   TO: 08:10 UT
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>DEAD TIME: None
>BREAKS: None
>----------------------------------------------------------
>LIMITING MAGNITUDE:
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>          STAR      STAR
>TIME      AREA      COUNT     LM
>05:10       2        10       5.6
>05:30       2        10       5.6
>05:45       2        12       5.8 
>06:00       2        10       5.6
>06:11       2        12       5.8
>06:30       2        13       6.0
>07:00       2        14       6.1
>07:15       2        14       6.1
>07:40       2        14       6.1
>08:00       2        15       6.2
>08:10       2        15       6.2
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>MEAN LIMITING MAGNITUDE: 5.92
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>----------------------------------------------------------
>METEOR DATA:
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>#  TIME(UT)  MAG  VEL.  COLOR  SHOWER  TRAIN  MAP  ACCURACY
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>1   05:19   -3.0   4    green   PER     4.0s 
>2   05:33    3.0   4    white   PER       0s
>3   05:37    0.0   5    white   PER     1.5s 
>4   05:37    0.0   5    white   PER     1.5s
>5   05:40    1.0   3    white   SPO     0.5s
>6   05:41   -2.0   4    green   PER     2.0s
>7   05:44    2.0   5    white   PER       0s
>8   05:50    1.0   3    white   SPO     0.5s
>9   05:52    1.0   4    white   PER     0.5s
>10  06:02    2.0   4    white   PER     0.5s
>11  06:07    3.0   5    white   PER       0s
>12  06:11    2.0   4    white   PER     0.5s
>13  06:17    3.0   5    white   PER       0s
>14  06:18    4.0   5    white   PER       0s
>15  06:26    1.0   5    white   PER     1.0s
>16  06:35    0.0   4    green   PER     1.5s
>17  06:47    4.0   5    white   PER       0s
>18  06:51    0.0   3    orange  SPO     2.0s
>19  06:57    0.0   4    white   PER     1.5s
>20  06:59    2.0   4    white   SPO       0s
>21  07:10    1.0   4    white   PER     1.5s
>22  07:13    2.0   4    white   PER       0s
>23  07:21    1.0   4    white   PER     0.5s
>24  07:26    3.0   4    white   PER       0s
>25  07:28    1.0   3    white   SPO     1.5s
>26  07:33    0.0   5    white   PER     1.5s
>27  07:37    2.0   4    white   PER       0s
>28  07:39   -1.0   3    orange  SPO     2.5s
>29  07:47    1.0   4    white   PER     1.0s
>30  07:49    2.0   4    white   PER     0.5s
>31  07:58    0.0   4    white   PER     1.5s
>32  08:05    0.0   4    white   PER     2.0s
>33  08:08    2.0   5    white   PER     0.5s
>34  08:09    1.0   3    white   SPO     2.0s
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>VELOCITY (VEL.) SCALE:
>0 = Stationary
>1 = Very Slow
>2 = Slow
>3 = Medium
>4 = Fast
>5 = Very Fast
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>REMARKS:
>1. Meteors #3 and #4 appeared at the same time from the radiant.
>2. Meteor #1 was a beautiful light green PER fireball with a 
>30 degree flight path and left a very distinct train similar to 
>a jet contrail.
>3. Many of the Perseid meteors were fast and short in flight but
>left very distinct/luminous trains.
>4. Meteor #21 had a very short flight of only a few degrees directly
>out of the radiant.
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>5. Observed a star like image of nearly constant brightness
>(mag. 2.0) a few degrees below the Alpha-Perseus group which 
>traveled approx. 10 degrees very slowly to the East and then it
>disappeared. Most probably a satelite but fairly bright and 
>followed a very smooth/nonerratic path.
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><END OF REPORT>
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