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October Report

Sunny Phil

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It was an awful month. I missed seeing Mars through a telescope and the Orionid shower. In fact, I did not see any meteors and one maybe I snapped could just have easily been a satellite trail. Probably my best action was with the Moon.



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12 hours ago, newtyng5 said:

Nice report Phil.

Loved that blue sky on the cassopeia/meteor shot. Does look like a meteor you caught to me. Could be wrong 🙂

As I did not take any frames before or after the one I took, I cannot say, for sure, what it was. I have learned that short exposures at high ISO (6 seconds/ISO6400) allow me to tell satellite trails from meteor ones. Satellite trails appear on preceding frames or ones after, whereas meteor trails only appear once. So the conclusion was inconclusive!

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