Meteor Shower In Ursa Major


November 18, 2001

In addition to the bright fireball in the upper right, at least 9 Leonid meteors can be seen in the original slide! The bowl of the Big Dipper is standing on end at the lower center.

Date: November 18, 2001
Time: 3:51am MST
Location: Near Florence, Arizona
Film: Kodak Ektachrome P1600
Camera: Olympus OM-1 on homemade tracking mount
Focal length: 40mm
Aperture: f/2
Exposure time: 9 minutes
Scanned using Nikon Coolscan LS-10E

Revised: September 13, 2007
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