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A Great 19th-Century Meteor Shower Returns

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#1 ILikePluto

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 10:07 AM

by Ken Croswell

"Long thought nearly extinct, the Andromedid meteor shower staged a surprise outburst last December—and may return in 2018 and 2023."

More at Scientific American: link here

#2 Ira

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 09:59 PM

What? Am I supposed to put that in my observing calendar for 6 years from now?

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 07:30 PM

I have the total solar eclipse of 2024 on my observing calendar. Hopefully I'm still around by then. Passes right over my home town.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:32 AM

I have the total solar eclipse of 2024 on my observing calendar. Hopefully I'm still around by then. Passes right over my home town.


I have The 2017 eclipse on mine.

#5 Mister T

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:22 AM

I have the total solar eclipse of 2024 on my observing calendar. Hopefully I'm still around by then. Passes right over my home town.


I have The 2017 eclipse on mine.

neither of your calendars will be any good after 12/21/12!! :jump:






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