Perseid meteor catcher

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Perseid meteor catcher

#1 Post by dean_kos » Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:37 pm

I got all creative yesterday and made a simple mount to be able to use my canon and webcam at the same time to maximise my chances of catching a couple of meteors in this weekends peak of the perseids. I tried it out last night and got good results, even captured a couple, but the sky was still quite light and they are very faint. Going to try again this evening and play about with different settings to get ready for the peak tomorrow evening ...... cloud permitting !!
Perseid capturing station !!
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The view from the canon with wide lense attached
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The view from webcam with original tiny wide lense attached, (with meteor in image)
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Re: Perseid meteor catcher

#2 Post by Amartin » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:56 pm

Looks even better in daylight Dean!
Cheers for all your help last night

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