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More than 100 bolides seen during 2016 geminids

Sunday 18 December 2016

This year the geminides shower was scheduled for December 13 at 10 pm with a ZHR of 120 (Zenithal Hourly Rate). Luckily France benefited from high pressure conditions and allowed us to get many multiple detections (same meteor seen from several FRIPON stations). On the night of the 13th to the 14th we obtained more than 100 detections, over the whole week we obtained more than 200 orbits. This is to be compared to one of our goals that is to get 1000 orbits a year!
Meteor from 13 December 2016 at 20h52m UTC seen from the south east of France.