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#1 DSObserver2000

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 11:00 AM

which is a better shower?

#2 David Knisely

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 02:36 AM

The Perseids (mainly because I don't have to go out and almost freeze to death as is required to watch the Geminids). The Delta Aquarids also overlap the Perseids to some degree, so you get a few more non-Perseids thrown in for good measure. Clear skies to you.

#3 Mark9473

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 04:02 AM

The Geminids are more impressive because you can see more of them - nights are a lot longer in December. A somewhat experienced meteor observer can see 1000 Geminids in a single night.






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