SIERRA COLLEGE
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Meteor Camera Investigations of Selected Captures from January to December of 2009








To view a copy of the 2009 Q1 captures click here .For a plot of daily count, click here

To view a copy of the 2009 Q2 captures click here .For a plot of daily count, click here

To view a copy of the 2009 Q3 captures click here .For a plot of daily count, click here

To view a copy of the 2009 Q4 captures click here .For a plot of daily count, click here




Here is a dual capture captured from Rocklin,CA. and Yuba City, CA.

Sentinel Event '09 System Time Wed Oct 30 03:16:35 2009
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Here is the pair of composits. Click for a full size view
Here is the event light curve. Click for a full size view
Here is the solution for the observations. Click for a full size view

The object entered the atmosphere at an angle of about 1 degree and an altitude of 66 miles. It decended about 1 mile before report at an average speed of 50 miles/second.




Here is a dual capture captured from Rocklin,CA. and Yuba City, CA.

Sentinel Event '09 System Time Mon Aug 12 00:33:27 2009
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Here is the pair of composits. Click for a full size view
Here is the event light curve. Click for a full size view
Here is the solution for the observations. Click for a full size view

The object entered the atmosphere and decended to an altitude of about 21 miles before report.




Here is a dual capture captured from Rocklin,CA. and Yuba City, CA.

Sentinel Event '09 System Time Mon May 25 01:59:18 2009
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Here is the pair of composits. Click for a full size view
Here is the event light curve. Click for a full size view
Here is the solution for the observations. Click for a full size view

The object entered the atmosphere at an angle of about 1.6 degrees and an altitude of 48 miles. It decended about 1/2 mile before it skipped off the atmosphere at an average speed of 29 miles/second.




Here is a dual capture captured from Rocklin,CA. and Yuba City, CA.

Sentinel Event '09 System Time Wed May 20 23:18:21 2009
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Here is the pair of composits. Click for a full size view
Here is the event light curve. Click for a full size view
Here is the solution for the observations. Click for a full size view

The object entered the atmosphere at an angle of about 48 degrees and an altitude of 40 miles. It decended about 15 miles before report at an average speed of 11 miles/second.




Here is a dual capture captured from Rocklin,CA. and Yuba City, CA.

Sentinel Event '09 System Time Wed Apr 07 03:59:41 2009
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Here is the pair of composits. Click for a full size view
Here is the event light curve. Click for a full size view
Here is the solution for the observations. Click for a full size view

The object entered the atmosphere at an angle of about 75 degrees and an altitude of 63 miles. It decended about 19 miles before report at an average speed of 27 miles/second.




Here is a dual capture captured from Rocklin,CA. and Yuba City, CA.

Sentinel Event '09 System Time Wed Mar 26 21:08:53 2009
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Click here for a video of the event! RUN VIDEO
Here is the pair of composits. Click for a full size view
Here is the event light curve. Click for a full size view
Here is the solution for the observations. Click for a full size view

The object entered the atmosphere at an angle of about 53 degrees and an altitude of 47 miles. It decended about 14 miles before report at an average speed of 13 miles/second.


 
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