photographic meteor

photographic meteor

[¦fōd·ə¦graf·ik ′mēd·ē·ər]
(astronomy)
A meteor which has been photographed for the purpose of determining its origin, velocity, and other characteristics.
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In fact, I know of no meteor picture by the professional photographic meteor surveys that shows corkscrewing of the meteor itself."
Handbook for Photographic Meteor Observations, Jurgen Rendtel (International Meteor Organization, 1994).

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