Leonid Meteor Over Tucson


November 18, 2001, 3:39 a.m., near Florence, Arizona

Looking straight south over the city lights of Tucson; a fireball explodes below the bright star Sirius.

Date: November 18, 2001
Time: 3:39am MST
Location: Near Florence, Arizona
Film: Kodak Ektachrome P1600
Camera: Olympus OM-1 on fixed tripod
Focal length: 24mm
Aperture: f/4
Exposure time: 6 minutes
Scanned using Nikon Coolscan LS-10E

Revised: November 19, 2001
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