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software for meteor detection


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Hi, I'm Joao and I want to develop a project in the field of meteor detection.

I've been researching the subject from scratch a lot lately, but as a non-expert, I have lots and lot’s of doubts and questions.

 

For this reason I’ve come here to ask for your help, if that is possible- hopefully you will know the answers and are willing to share your knowledge. So thank you all in advance.

 

1- I’m interested in having a meteor detection system built with a Raspberry Pi4 and several IMX 291 cameras.

Which software should I use, for the calibration and the serialization of positive detections?
Does that software runs alone on the Pi4 or does it need remote processing?


2- Does anyone know a software system, besides the 20 years'old MetRec, that can give a ping or an alert signal when a meteor detection is made in real-time/ Live?

Obrigado!

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Take a look at Global Meteor Network.

https://globalmeteornetwork.org/

You will find all you need there. It is free and if you choose, you can contribute your data to the scientific community.

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To join the network, you can either buy a ready-to-use meteor camera or build your own from scratch – the parts cost around €200 (£170).

Software-wise, a pre-built OS image is available for Raspberry Pi – a 128GB microSD card is recommended. All instructions are provided.

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