AP 26

Fireball One

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Impressive interloper est at mag -7, travelling from the direction of Alphard past the obscured Sirius. 10 day Moon in Cancer. Timestamp on image.

Fireball Two

Aceise

Est at mag -5, on right (east), moving beneath the general Cygnus-Cassiopeia region. Also a 10 day Moon, on left, in Virgo.

Fireball Three

Aceise

Widely seen around the country, clouded conditions at observer’s location, possibly mag -8, from Pisces through Aquarius. Third capture in seven months on this camera system represents a higher rate than expected.

Fireball Four

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Affording a rare direct comparison with Venus (top centre); est mag 5x or -6, traversing the general Aries-eastern Pegasus region. Aldebaran also visible in shot. 4th captured fireball in 393 days.

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