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Meteor Camera Investigations of Selected Captures from January to December of 2010








To view a copy of the 2010 Q1 captures click here . For a plot of daily count, click here

To view a copy of the 2010 Q2 captures click here . For a plot of daily count, click here

To view a copy of the 2010 Q3 captures click here . For a plot of daily count, click here

To view a copy of the 2010 Q4 captures click here . For a plot of daily count, click here



Meteor Camera Investigations of 2010 Captures









Here is a TRIPLE capture captured from Rocklin,CA., Yuba City, CA. and Carson City, NV.

Sentinel Event '10 System Time Sat Aug 14 23:31:26 2010
Click the image for full size view from Rocklin
Click here for a video of the event from Rocklin! RUN VIDEO
Click the image for full size view from Yuba City
Click the image for full size view from Carson City
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 30 degrees and an altitude of 73 miles. It decended about 22 miles before report at an average speed of 35.5 miles/second.




Here is a TRIPLE capture captured from Nevada City,CA., Yuba City, CA. and Carson City, NV.

Sentinel Event '10 System Time Thur Jul 29 23:32:55 2010
Click the image for full size view from Nevada City
Click the image for full size view from Yuba City
Click the image for full size view from Carson City
Click here for a video of the event from Carson City! RUN VIDEO
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. It decended to an altitude of 55 miles before report at an average speed of 32 miles/second.




Here is a TRIPLE capture captured from Rocklin,CA., Yuba City, CA. and Carson City, NV.

Sentinel Event '10 System Time Sun Jul 11 01:05:47 2010
Click the image for full size view from Rocklin
Click here for a video of the event from Rocklin! RUN VIDEO
Click the image for full size view from Yuba City
Click the image for full size view from Carson City
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 5.5 degrees and an altitude of 74.5 miles. It decended about 11 miles before report at an average speed of 55 miles/second.




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

Sentinel Event '10 System Time Mon Mar 15 06:13:35 2010
Click the image for full size view from Rocklin
Click here for a video of the event from Rocklin! RUN VIDEO
Click the image for full size view from Yuba City
Click here for a video of the event from Yuba City! RUN VIDEO
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 73 miles. It decended about 25 miles before report at an average speed of 39 miles/second.



 
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