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Video of a Geminid and a Leonid meteor in Orion

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These two meteors in Orion were filmed by Tony Phillips in Aspendell, CA at approximately 1110 UT on December 13, 1998, the night before the maximum of the 1998 Geminid meteor shower. He used an Astrovid 2000 CCD video camera with a 12 mm f1.2 lens, and a shutter speed of 1/60 sec. The 30 frame sequence spans 2 seconds of actual time.

The dimmer of the two shooting stars, which travels straight down from the top of the image, is a Geminid. It is probably a sporadic meteor or a Coma Berenicid.