The problem when you have a long period of nice weather at night, is that we don't have to go to our prefered forum because of its name...
Anyway between the sun nice spot of today and the nova in CMa tonight I just have time to show you my Lyrids observation of yesterday morning.
After the estimation of the double black hole and Ag Dra which maybe show some erupting first signals, I went to a special area, mainly because I want to test the site prior to the next Lunar eclipse. So I was going to a nice vista up the village of Sainte-Croix based on the same name lake.
In the morning of April 23th, between 2:30 and 3:30 UTC I saw 8 rapid meteors, that was quite good for this old meteor shower.
All the traces are directly spoted carefully based on the places of the villages, the stars, the planets and the Milky Way. After that I did the watercolor on special paper at home.
The Lyrids have been observed and reported since 687 BC; no other modern shower has been recorded as far back in time.
Clear sky to you all
Edited by Aquarellia, 24 April 2018 - 09:18 AM.