Rare meteor cluster recorded at Gaustatoppen, Norway
This footage from Gaustatoppen in Norway shows a rare meteor cluster recorded at 03:54 UTC on October 30, 2022.
The event was recorded by four cameras pointing toward different parts of the sky.
These recordings have been synced, stitched and reprojected into a rectilinear (gnomonic projection) showing a 120×90 degree field.
In total, 23 smaller meteors were recorded following a bright fireball.
“Investigations are underway to determine whether this belongs to a shower observed before,” said Steinar Midtskogen who posted the video above.
“The radiant is in Lynx, roughly 127.4° / 42.5° (ra / dec), entry speed around 65 km/s. These are preliminary numbers only.”
Featured image credit: Steinar Midtskogen
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