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Automated Meteor Detection by All-Sky Digital Camera Systems

Journal Article

Suk Tomáš, Šimberová Stanislava

serial: Earth, Moon, and Planets vol.120, 3 (2017), p. 189-215

project(s): GA15-16928S, GA ČR

keywords: meteor detection, autonomous fireball observatories, fish-eye camera, Hough transformation

abstract (eng):

We have developed a set of methods to detect meteor light traces captured by all-sky CCD cameras. Operating at small automatic observatories (stations), these cameras create a network spread over a large territory. Image data coming from these stations are merged in one central node. Since a vast amount of data is collected by the stations in a single night, robotic storage and analysis are essential to processing.\nThe proposed methodology is adapted to data from a network of automatic stations equipped with digital fish-eye cameras and includes data capturing, preparation, pre-processing, analysis, and finally recognition of objects in time sequences. In our experiments we utilized real observed data from two stations.\n


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