Clear skies returned though the Moon is still hampering observing during the morning hours. Last night we bid farewell to the 2008 September Perseids and welcomed the Delta Aurigids. An overview of the Delta Aurigids is given in the September “In the Sky This Month“.
Date TotalTime TOT SPO ANT DAU
2008-09-18 UT 10h 07m 12 9 3 0
TOT – total # of meteors detected
SPO – Sporadics (meteors not affiliated with any particular meteor shower)
ANT – Antihelions (meteors coming from the opposition region, opposite the direction of the Sun)
DAU – δ-Aurigids (Delta Aurigids)