August 14 Meteors

The peak may be passed but the Perseids were still producing healthy numbers on the night of the 14th. Since this night was the clearest of the past few, my system actually detected more meteors tonight than the two nights bracketing the peak. Activity should continue to rapidly ramp down as we move away from the peak. Perseids are well known for their activity to ramp down much more rapidly than it ramps up.

Obs Date(UT)     Time    TOT SPO ANT PER SDA KCG Oth
SAL 2017-08-14  09h 17m   41  13  1   25  0   0   2

SAL - SALSA3 camera in Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
VIS - Visual observations from Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
Time - 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
PER - Perseids
SDA - Southern delta Aquariids
KCG - kappa Cygnids
Oth - other minor showers

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