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May 24: A Never-Before-Seen Meteor Shower Could Produce The Best Display Ever

 
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May 22, 2014 10:45 |  #1

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May 22, 2014 10:53 |  #2

Sigh,

Cloudy forecast for Toronto. Thanks for the link!


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May 22, 2014 11:24 |  #3

Awesome, we are suppose to be clear.


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May 23, 2014 12:21 |  #4

any suggestion on settings? I am going to try and get some photos. Only thing I have shot in the sky is the moon, and it don't move. ;)


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May 23, 2014 12:31 |  #5

Unfortunately I don't think we'll be seeing any sky around here, too many clouds. I'll be keeping an eye out anyway though. If it clears I'm definitely going to try and get a shot.


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May 23, 2014 13:39 |  #6

Nieman wrote in post #16924920 (external link)
any suggestion on settings? I am going to try and get some photos. Only thing I have shot in the sky is the moon, and it don't move. ;)

I would think that a tripod mounted camera with a wide lens set to a large aperture, ISO 1600/3200 at 30 seconds should do nicely.


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May 23, 2014 16:13 |  #7

Think it's feasible to try for cityscapes? May have to do multiple expsoures.


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May 23, 2014 20:29 |  #8

TheBrick3 wrote in post #16925367 (external link)
Think it's feasible to try for cityscapes? May have to do multiple expsoures.

Werd.

Driving out 4 hours either direction isn't promising (nor I have the time today). Bummer :(




  
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May 23, 2014 21:14 |  #9

Well, it's pouring down rain right now. . . .:(


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May 24, 2014 04:39 |  #10

Had clear skies but no meteor storm. Here's hoping we will see some tonight


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May 24, 2014 07:46 |  #11

Pax2You wrote in post #16926374 (external link)
Had clear skies but no meteor storm. Here's hoping we will see some tonight

Don't bother.... This was always supposed to be a short event. There will be nothing tonight. Unlike other regular showers where they build over several days and then gently fall off.


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May 24, 2014 07:46 |  #12

Pax2You wrote in post #16926374 (external link)
Had clear skies but no meteor storm. Here's hoping we will see some tonight

Saw one legit trail last night. Being I am on the better end of a cold, but still fighting....I am pretty disappointed. :mad:


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May 24, 2014 08:28 |  #13

Stayed up last night... pretty much a bust for me

I guess I was spoiled by the Leonids in 2001 where we counted several hundred in an hours time. Last night I only saw one meteor in over an hour. I do have a fair amount of light pollution here but there's a sizable chunk of sky overhead that's fairly dark and I'd expected to be able to see quite a few from all the hype.

Did everyone else have a similar experience? How did those of you fare who are lucky enough to be far far away from cities?




  
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May 24, 2014 09:34 |  #14

I got up 1:30am, started the imaging, captured a few will post in the photo section shortly.
Overall the media set my expectations too high.....I viewed from 1:45-3am and very few visible to my naked eye.


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May 24, 2014 10:43 |  #15

I did get up when it was supposedly at it's peak. Scattered clouds but enough breaks to see open stars. Not many at all. Very disappointing.


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