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Balloon-borne video observations of Geminids 2016

@article{Ocaa2019BalloonborneVO,
  title={Balloon-borne video observations of Geminids 2016},
  author={Francisco Oca{\~n}a and Alejandro S{\'a}nchez de Miguel and Orison team and Daedalus Project},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  year={2019}
}
We investigate the observation of meteors with video cameras in stratospheric balloons, overcoming tropospheric handicaps like weather and extinction. We have studied the practical implementation of the idea, designed and tested instrumentation for balloon-borne missions. We have analysed the data of the Geminids 2016 campaign, determining the meteoroid flux just before the maximum. This text is an adaption of the work by the first author for his PhD Thesis: Techniques for near-Earth… 

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