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Oct 28/29 to Nov 5/6 Meteors and the Lack of Any ‘Hartley-ids’

by Carl Hergenrother 
The Transient Sky – Comets, Asteroids, Meteors
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The current streak of consecutive nights with a meteor detection is up to 41 now. And with no storm systems in the forecast the end of the streak is no where in sight.
Still some nights do experience clouds. Two nights ago, for example, was hampered by thin cirrus for the entire night which resulted in only half the number of expected meter detections.
The Orionids were still going strong back on Oct 28/29 but have declined to a light sprinkle. Luckily the Leonids are starting up and last night saw a total of 5 Leonids detected between the two cameras. (more)...

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