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July 2019

3 Jul 2019, 21:16 UTC
July 2019
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July 1st 2310 GMTThere were several minor meteor showers active in the south eastern sky. I saw a faint meteor from one of the two Aquilid showers travelling north at about 3rd magnitude.Photographic conditions started well enough but cloud spread from the north, ending the session prematurely. I took several series of frames at 16mm focal length, ISO 6400 and 6 seconds exposure. This was aimed primarily at meteor photography but I sometimes obtain some constellation shots as a by-product.First was Aquila with Sagitta and Delphinus and at least part of Vulpecula.

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