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Perseidit

18.8.2015 at 00.13 - Helsinki (III)
Pentti Arpalahti

Paloheinä Hill is a relatively good place to observe, as it is surrounded by a park, the forest of the central park and the lighting in the surrounding area is a bit more subdued. When Swan was in zenith, I started collecting squares for the stack from the area of the big rupture. Then the nice thing happened that while looking up at the sky and the meteor rumbled, the camera shutter was suitably open and the camera had a 7.5 millimeter glass.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Perseids

18.8.2015 at 00.12 - Espoo (III)
Janne Sievinen, Ursa (Helsinki)

Luckily, Perseidi Joutsenen apparently hit the picture when I did the exposure experiments. The image is burdened by suboptimal exposure parameters and unchecked focus, with Lightroom squeezing brightly with the meteor highlighted. The meteor is the same one that hit Pentti Arpalahti's Perseidit image in his larger orbit.

Comments: 3 pcs

Perseidit

16.8.2015 at 02.49 - Porvoo, Sondby (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

Perseid flashes through the northern lights.

Perseidit

16.8.2015 at 01.31 - Kaarina (III)
Jouni Hovi

The camera depicting Timelapse had recorded a really nice little line, maybe Perseidi. Judging from the pictures, it took more than 2 minutes (at least 8 8-second frames and recording intervals on) in the sky. That vanish fading could be twisted into a giff somewhere in between. Astrometry.net information: Center (RA, Dec): (195.133, 62.715) Center (RA, hms): 13h 00m 32.031s Center (Dec, dms): + 62 ° 42 '54.825 "Size: 33 x 22 deg Radius: 19.807 deg Pixel scale: 22.9 arcsec / pixel Orientation: Up is -149 degrees E of N (EDIT): Added image and location information on the sky cover, camera i...

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Perseidit

16.8.2015 at 01.31 - Raisio (III)
Mikael Pekkala, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The camera was shooting in a timelapse position with northern lights heading north. At the same time, this meteor had been recorded, which, judging from the direction of arrival, belonged to the Perseid star flock. The same meteor is apparently also present in this observation: http://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/41113 . It is special that in my own pictures (unlike Jouni Hovi's observation) the meteor only appears in one picture. The camera was taking pictures with a 16-second exposure. There was a 4 second pause between images. To justify a closer look at the metadata, this imag...

Perseidit

16.8.2015 at 00.51 - Hankasalmi (IV)
Jesse Kyytinen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The bright Perseid split Cassiopeia. It wasn't a bad night. The combination of northern lights, illuminating night clouds, a completely light-free spot and the August Milky Way did not disappoint. Great night. More pictures on Flickr and Taivaanvahti also include observations of northern lights and night clouds, as well as a couple of landscape stars.

Perseidit

16.8.2015 at 00.00 - 02.00 - Taivassalo (III)
Juuso Nurmio, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

For a couple of hours I watched the sky, though not quite full time. The balance was thus a few days after the maximum, even a dozen assholes, even though I really didn’t even smoke for the whole two hours. In the main picture, it is the most spectacular (and practically the only properly captured) individual at 1:30. The next two pictures contain the "spot suddenly lit star" task, i.e. the asshole that came straight towards it at 0:47. I didn’t see this particular perpendicular coming live, but a moment earlier I saw another equivalent.

Images: 3 pcs

Perseidit

15.8.2015 at 02.07 - Raasepori, Fiskars (III)
Unto K. Laine

All-sky tuned to the HERO4 black camera under test. The camera took pictures at about 10s intervals. Between 11 and 3 p.m., there were about 20 meteors in the sky, only some of which were found in the pictures. This example is the most handsome and seems to come straight from the home constellation of Perseids. Possible sounds should be investigated later. Three microphones and magnetic field measurement on all night. Time was recorded with the image: 02:07:09 (camera clock synchronized before shooting night).

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 23.30 - 01.30 - Muurame (IV)
Heikki Harsunen

About 20 asses were seen during the evening. First picture taken at 01.06 (60s exposure, ISO1600, second at 01.12 (10min exposure, ISO100)

Images: 2 pcs

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 23.27 - 00.49 - Tampere (III)
Matti Alasuvanto, Tampereen Ursa

While still being able to set up the camera in Lapinniemi, a bright and fast ass hit the field of view. 00; 21 In Rauhaniemi, another equally spectacular but in turn very slow (visible for three seconds, turned off with a fading) ass was seen directly in the north, which left behind a red wad. A total of 11 star flights per hour, of which clearly red and old. It went for a bit of landscape photography, but yes a few incense grabbed the cell.

Images: 3 pcs

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 23.00 - 03.00 - Porvoo, Sondby (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

Even the Perseids drew streaks into the northern sky on a cloudless night.

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 01.00 - 01.35 - Kangasala, Sahalahti (IV)
Jorma Mäntylä

Star flights to Perseids were more visible on 13-14 August. on a night when Cloudiness did not interfere with observation. In less than an hour, I saw a dozen assholes, three of whom grabbed the camera. The brightest left a clear smoky wand (Figure 2 magnification).

Images: 4 pcs

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 01.00 - 02.30 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

The second night The asses were better. The sky was cloudless and in a couple of hours I saw a dozen meteors. However, the night clouds that appeared at the same time took my attention elsewhere. 1. at 1.39 Perseidi flashes on the right, the only hit 2. at 2.20 the night sky to the east 3. at 2.22 the constellation of Perseus, the "source" or radiant of these meteors. A few recorded meteors -01.01 clear in Lyra -01.06 dim in Otava -01.19 bright short Driver -01.20 bright in Perseus, about 5 seconds of smoke -02.00 south at 20 degrees long -02.12 dim in Perseus

Images: 3 pcs

Perseids

14.8.2015 at 01.00 - 02.30 - Ilmajoki
Anssi Kaunismäki

The peak of the Perseid meteor flock passed past in cloudy weather, but even at 14.8 a few meteors were visible, leaving a red smokescreen.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 4 pcs

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 00.39 - 02.39 - Mäntsälä, Ohkola (III)
Teppo Laitinen, Keski-Uudenmaan Altair

At maximum, I didn’t manage to get a decent picture of the starburst, but the next night I still got a few shots. The humidity was a nuisance, so in the middle of shooting I had to tune the heating pad and of course at that very moment a relatively bright starburst flashed in the sky. The first picture was taken at. 02.09 and another 00.39.

Images: 2 pcs

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 00.30 - 02.00 - Akaa (IV)
Markku Ruonala

Now the weather was in place and even though we went after the afterburner, I could see 52 star flights belonging to the flock. A little bright pitch included. Boundary magnitude at the darkest moment about 5.

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 00.20 - 02.00 - Rautalampi (III)
Vesa Vauhkonen, Ursa (Itä-Suomi)

One decent and one dimmer meteor stands out from the rotation (00:20 - 02:00). Brightest at 01:19 (30s according to shutter speeds). Should have continued throughout the 'dark' time, in the morning air. more bright.

Images: 4 pcs

Perseids

14.8.2015 at 00.00 - 01.45 - Askola (IV)
Ville Wiik, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

I only got to bonga a little in the aftermath of the maximum, but that didn’t leave me cold. In 1½h, probably more than thirty Perseids became spotted. I even got a picture of a few.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 00.00 - 00.50 - Mäntsälä (I)
Eero Väyrynen

The sky was clear 13/14 at night in the backyard. However, not many star stars were seen anymore. Picture at 00.13. I also saw two glimpses in the side eye in less than an hour. I'm not sure about them. The sky was clear but light pollution. The basic star patterns distinguished well. Otava easy, the big bear's nose had to pinch a little, border magnetism ~ 4?

Perseidit

14.8.2015 at 00.00 - 03.15 - Ilmajoki (III)
Mauri Korpi, Lakeuden Ursa

After all, the camera cell was also grabbed by asses. The first image is a summary of the entire period. I made further magnifications of the individual meteors: 1) at 1.01.07 10s exposure (that dimmer streak might be a meteor). 2) at 1.19.50 20s (including all the remaining 20s of exposures) 3) at 1.28.15 4) at 1.35 5) at 1.35.20 6) at 2.46.25 a special meteor that came almost directly towards me, I still connected the image to the lower left corner 100% cropin here that shows better. 7) at 2.55.40. On the right side are dim "divergent" streaks of satellites.

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 4 pcs

Search result contains observations from time period 1.8.2015 klo 00.00 - 20.8.2015 klo 23.59.