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August 2019

4 Aug 2019, 11:23 UTC
August 2019
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Aug 3rd 2240 GMTI had been checking the sky from early evening and, finally, there were some clear patches. As you might expect, I ignored Jupiter and Saturn and went for meteors. I saw a bright one at 2255 GMT flash below Cassiopeia.However, as the cloud was moving, I aimed my camera in various directions to catch the clearer bits of sky. I used 16mm focal length, ISO 6400 and 8 seconds exposure and too some dark frames after I finished the shoot.I did not see any Perseids but caught a sporadic meteor near Hercules.

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