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Plusses: Meteor showers are events anyone can enjoy; no equipment is necessary.

Minusses: Showers peak around 3 AM, but anytime after 9 PM will yield fine views.

Shower activity starts 3-4 days before peak, and and tapers off for 3-4 days. Best viewed from a dark sky, and appear to be coming from the east or northeast in every case.

Showers are named for the constellation from which they appear to radiate. In most cases, they are caused by debris left in the orbits of comets, and the earth's orbit cause it to move through the debris path.

Orionids (Orion) Starting now, peaks October 21, Moon rises ~1 AM. Halley's Comet.

Leonids (Leo) Peaks November 17, Moon rises ~6PM. Comet P/Tempel-Tuttle

Geminids (Gemini) December 13, Full Moon rises ~9PM (Asteroid) 3200 Phaeton


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Reminder.......Leonids tonight.

Moon is dark.

http://www.environmentalgraffi...meteor-showers/17469


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Geminids peak night of Dec. 13-14


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'94 28' Breakaway: MilSpec AMG 6.5L TD 230HP

Nelson and Chester, not-spoiled Golden Retrievers

Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not.
In either case the idea is quite staggering.
- Arthur C. Clarke

It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I've been searching thirty years to find her and thank her - W. C. Fields
 
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Bump..... tonites the nite. Shields Up
 
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And it is raining in TN. Nothing but clouds and fog. Yikes. Anyone trade for some snow? Cool




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