GEMINIDS Geminids meteor shower

GEMINIDS Geminids meteor shower
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Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK
Object name: GEMINIDS Geminids meteor shower
Apparent RA: 07h 28m  Apparent Dec:32d
Constellation: Gemini
13 Dec 2014
Here are a few individual frames from my video of the Gemind meteors. Bottom left is probably the best result. The full video is here

Also a slower video of the second half of the night where there are more meteors.

The Moon rises later in the night, and there is some trouble with dew on the lens despite a heater.

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This image was autoguided using my homemade off axis guider with Lodestar.

Imaged with my homemade telescope mount

Exposure Details :

9x20s on 2 @ F2 f.l. 2 with Atik Titan Fisheye camera


Skywatcher 200 Newt (upgraded with OO Hilux secondary)
Sky 90 Refractor
Homemade focus motor
Homemade filterwheel / OAG combo with Lodestar guide camera
Atik 490 CCD camera
Homemade Telescope mount

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK

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