Oct 18-20 Meteors

The past three nights experienced on and off again clouds. They also experienced an undeniable rise in Orionid (ORI) activity. Half of all the meteors from the last two nights were Orionids. Rates should increase as the shower peaks tonight or tomorrow.

A nice Orionid (see picture) was seen on October 19 at 07:39 UT over Tucson.

Obs Date(UT)     Time    TOT SPO EGE STA NTA ORI Oth
SAL 2017-10-20  09h 34m   51  18  3   4   0   24  2
SAL 2017-10-19  09h 07m   34  14  1   1   1   17  0
SAL 2017-10-18  08h 02m   30  14  3   3   1   8   1

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
SLY - September Lyncids
NTA - Northern Taurids
STA - Southern Taurids
ORI - Orionids
Oth - other minor showers

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