2010 Geminid Composite | Chris Peterson

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