Clouds continue to be the norm over the American Southwest. In Tucson, persistent cirrus has reduced the number of observable meteors. Two of the last 4 nights were completely clouded out. In San Diego, Bob is having even worse weather. His site has been clouded out for more than 2 weeks.
Here in Tucson I now have the equipment to bring a second meteor camera online. This camera will also use a Supercircuits PC164CEX-2 paired with a Computar 4mm f/1.2 lens. The 2nd system will allow me to double the amount of sky being monitored and, hopefully, double the number of meteors detected. Now all I need is a clear evening to set everthing up.
Obs Date (UT) TotTime TOT SPO ANT TUS 2009-06-09 00h 00m 0 0 0 TUS 2009-06-08 07h 53m 5 3 2 TUS 2009-06-07 06h 24m 3 3 0 TUS 2009-06-06 00h 00m 0 0 0
TUS – Camera in Tucson operated by Carl Hergenrother
SDG – Camera in San Diego operated by Bob Lunsford
TotTime – Total amount of time each camera looked for meteors
TOT – Total number of meteors detected
SPO – Sporadics (meteors not affiliated with any particular meteor shower)
ANT – Antihelions