I was just on a thread about space photography, and it gave me the idea to search for meteor's caught on film.
I know there are a load of separate meteors, (Individual) with thread's dedicated to them, but I couldn't find a compilation, so here is one.
And its great
I just love how often they are actually filmed.
I myself have personally seen quite a few shooting stars, but the past couple of years, I have been starting work very early while its still pitch
On my way to work I have seen two very different meteor's.
One was a faint, fine, neon blue streak, that just shot straight down vertically, leaving a continual streak in the sky for less than a second.
The second funnily enough, was in pretty much the exact same location (over towards some field's, less than a mile away,-best guess) and also fell
vertically, but slightly slower, and quite bright orange/fire colour, and was much thicker than the first.
Both made me go "WOW",
I am always watching the sky, for meteors as much as UFO's
Seeing as you get a kick out of watching meteors, why not try observing them "properly"? You'll see lots more, especially if you observe during the
peak of one of the major annual meteor showers, and doing this will also increase your odds of catching an unexpected outburst (they do happen from
time to time). Unfortunately you just missed two major meteors showers (The Geminids and the Quadrantids), but we have some great moon-free showers
coming up this year - The Perseids in August, and the Geminids in December would be the ones I would recommend.
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