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ILikePluto
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A Great 19th-Century Meteor Shower Returns new
      #5491527 - 10/27/12 11:07 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


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Ira
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Re: A Great 19th-Century Meteor Shower Returns new [Re: ILikePluto]
      #5492405 - 10/27/12 10:59 PM

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

/Ira


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Grava T
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Re: A Great 19th-Century Meteor Shower Returns [Re: Ira]
      #5493666 - 10/28/12 08:30 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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DarkSkys
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Re: A Great 19th-Century Meteor Shower Returns new [Re: Grava T]
      #5494082 - 10/29/12 04:32 AM

Quote:

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.


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Mister T
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Re: A Great 19th-Century Meteor Shower Returns new [Re: DarkSkys]
      #5494169 - 10/29/12 07:22 AM

Quote:

Quote:

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!!


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