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Active showers (2018.08.15.)
Southern Delta Aquariids (SDA)
Activity: 07.12. - 08.23.
Maximum: 07.30. (340°,-16°)
ZHR: 16
v = 41 km/s
Alpha Capricornids (CAP)
Activity: 07.03. - 08.15.
Maximum: 07.30. (307°,-10°)
ZHR: 5
v = 23 km/s
Perseids (PER)
Activity: 07.17. - 08.24.
Maximum: 08.13. (48°,58°)
ZHR: 100
v = 59 km/s
Kappa Cygnids (KCG)
Activity: 08.03. - 08.25.
Maximum: 08.18. (278°,54°)
ZHR: 3
v = 25 km/s
Eta Eridanids (ERI)
Activity: 08.04. - 08.18.
Maximum: 08.09. (45°,-13°)
ZHR: <2
v = 64 km/s
Possible showers (2018.08.15.)
Gamma Eridanids (GER)
Maximum: 08.11. (62°,-17°)
v = 57 km/s
August Triangulids (TRI)
Maximum: 08.13. (38°,31°)
v = 57 km/s
August Beta Piscids (BPI)
Maximum: 08.13. (346°,1°)
v = 38 km/s
Delta Librids (ADL)
Maximum: 08.15. (235°,-3°)
v = 7 km/s
August Draconids (AUD)
Maximum: 08.15. (273°,65°)
v = 17 km/s
August Delta Capricornids (ADC)
Maximum: 08.19. (329°,-16°)
v = 22 km/s
Upsilon Cetids (UCE)
Maximum: 08.19. (39°,-3°)
v = 61 km/s
Zeta Arietids (ZAR)
Maximum: 08.19. (50°,14°)
v = 70 km/s
About

My name's Pető Zsolt, I was born in 1976. I work as math and informatic teacher and software developer. I'm interesting about astronomy since my child age and since then I tried out almost every part of amateur astronomy. Actually my favourite parts are theoretical physics, cosmology and meteor astronomy and it's not question: if observations then observing meteors.

My first observations were made in 1992 and til 1995 I could make observations frequently. This period gave me real experience about meteor showers, activity profiles and observing technics.

Since 1996 I didn't make "real" observations, my activity was only "looking around".

One of my dreams was when I made observations to take a photograph of a meteor. I made tons of long exposure shots around 1995 with my film camera, but I had no luck to catch any. In 2011 september I bought a DSLR camera, and it was obvious to turn it to the sky. And finally the dream came true!!! A nice Orionid was photographed at dawn of 02/10/2011. Since then I do observations again... This site is the summary of my newest observations.