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Geminids 14.12.13


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Heavily light polluted back garden trail, about 30 minutes at 4.30am today; Jupiter bright streak near the centre, Castor and Pollux above. Four meteors streaking away from the radiant. 240 subs, 10 seconds each, ISO 800, f/4, 19mm focal length, Canon 6d.


 


No processing, just stacking.


 


James


 


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If it's strobing why is the  trail  continuous on the right hand side and not dotted ?


Also 3 dots are missing along the line of dots.


 


It's the phantom 'Nottingham dotter 'at work . :)

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I've often noticed that the flashing lights on aircraft flash for 7 or 8, then miss a flash. The continuous bit of light may well have been before the aircraft turned so the headlights were pointing towards the camera.

It is a wide lens, but the stock canon lens is 18--55mm; this wasn't that lens and it was on a near full frame camera so may look wider.

James

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It's probably down to the angle of approach of the aircraft, and this widens as it passes the camera.


 


I remember driving down the M25 one night, and looking west, there were countless aircraft all in a descending line from miles away.  These were all on the glide path into Heathrow.


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