Month: June 2021

Meteor Activity Outlook for 26 June-2 July 2021

During this period, the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Thursday July 1st. This weekend the nearly full moon will lie above the horizon most of the night, spoiling viewing conditions for meteor observers. As the week progresses, evening conditions improve as the moon rises later with each passing night. This allows a small window of opportunity to view under dark skies between dusk and moon rise.

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The making of AutoCAMS

Abstract: AutoCAMS is a term loosely used to describe the automated or autonomous workflow processing of a CAMS station. CAMS has evolved from some simple batch scripts to help automate the daily processing of video files...

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 19-25 June 2021

During this period, the moon reaches its full phase on Friday June 25th. This weekend the waxing gibbous moon will set during the early morning hours allowing a few hours of viewing meteor activity under a dark sky between moon set and dawn. This window of opportunity shrinks with each passing night and by midweek the time of moon set and dawn will be simultaneous.

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