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2008 10 21/22 Orionids

2008 10 21/22 23:15:16 UT PFN 19 Kobiernice

IV Seminar of the Polish Fireball Network

Next Friday "Fourth Seminar of the Polish Fireball Network" will begin in the Ostrowik Observatory near Warsaw. Invited participants will have an opportunity to hear lectures given by the PFN members and invited guests. We plan to talk mainly about new developments in the network but also about meteorites.

Special guest talk will be given by Igor Soszyński, member of the OGLE team.

Below you can see sketch of the Seminar talks and events. All talks are given in polish.

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2008 05 08/09

2008 05 08/09 01:03: UT PFN 24 Gniewowo Krzysztof Polakowski & Halina Polakowska
Nikon D70s 30 s 1600 ISO Zenitar 2.8/16 f/3.5

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The 2004 Perseid meteor shower – Polish Fireball Network double station preliminary results

Przemysław Żołądek1, Mariusz Wiśniewski2, Arkadiusz Olech2, Mirosław Krasnowski1, Maciej Kwinta1, Karol Fietkiewicz3, Kamil Złoczewski2, Krzysztof Mularczyk5, Wojciech Jonderko1, Izabela Spaleniak4, Łukasz Gruszka1

1 Comets and Meteors Workshop, Bartycka 18, 00-716 Warszawa, Poland

2 Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Polish Academy of Sciences, Bartycka 18, 00-716 Warszawa, Poland (mwisniew,olech,kzlocz)

3 Warsaw University of Technology, Department of Physics, Koszykowa 75, 00-662 Warszawa, Poland

4 Astronomical Institute, University of Wrocław, Kopernika 11, 51-622 Wrocław, Poland

5 Warsaw University Observatory, al. Ujazdowskie 4, 00-478 Warszawa, Poland


The results of the Perseid 2004 observing campaign are presented. Short description of equipment and reduction methods is given. Predicted 1-rev Perseid peak on August 12/13 was confirmed by video and visual observations, moreover another peak of activity was detected the same night around 1 UT. In total 87 meteoroid trajectories and orbits were calculated and resulting mean orbital elements of Perseid stream were presented.

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2008 01 03/04 Quadrantids

Meteors registered during that night by Miroslaw Krasnowski PFN Poznan

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2007 12 15/16

15/16 12 2007 22:51:20 UT PAV10 PFN Czernice Borowe Jarosław Dygos

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2007 07 22/23

2007 07 22/23 22:22:58 PFN Złotokłos Karol Fietkiewicz

2007 07 22/23 22:22:44 PFN Poznań Mirosław Krasnowski

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20 years of Comets and Meteors Workshop on YouTube.

20 years of Comets and Meteors Workshop on YouTube.

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2006 08 12/13 Perseids

21:47 UT, PFN01 Ostrowik, 20D + 10-22 mm, fot. A. Olech SEE LARGE SIZE
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2006 07 04/05

23:52 UT, Warszawa, Canon 300D + 10-22 mm @ 11 mm, f/4.0, ISO 800 SEE LARGE SIZE