Leonids 2001: Photographic Results at Miyun station

The Sino-Dutch Leonid Expedition 2001


1. Observers at Miyun station
2. Equipment used at Miyun station
3. Exposure data at Miyun station
4. Photo's made by Sietse Dijkstra at Miyun station
5. Photo's made by Jos Nijland at Miyun station
6. Black and white photo's from the Camera-array


Last updated: 24 december 2001



The Miyun station: observers located themselves and their equipment on the roof of the building




Observers at Miyun Station

Jos NijlandJian Gao
Sietse Dijkstra




Photographic equipment used at Miyun Station

The "Hazen" camera-array
Camera & SectorFilm & Developing
Camera: 11 Canon T-70Film: Kodak Tri-X Pan 400
Lens: Canon FD 1.8/50 mmDeveloper: Kodak HC-110
Control: Canon Command Back 70Developing time: 6 minutes
Aperture stop: 2.8Developing temperature: 24 - 28 C
Sector: 8 blades / 30Stopbath: Amaloco S 10 (2 minutes)
Rotational speed: 12.5 rps
(100 breaks/second)
Fixing: Amaloco X 88 (10 minutes)




Exposure times at Miyun station

Night17/1818/1919/20
Start of Exposure- UT15:44 UT- UT
End of Exposure- UT21:56 UT- UT
Exposure Time- minutes12 minutes- minutes
Total number of exposures-31-
Total Exposure Time- minutes372 minutes- minutes




Fireball and persistent trains by Sietse Dijkstra made at Miyun station





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