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Introducing The Meteor Shower Dial

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#1 mmikutis

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 07:22 PM

Hi everyone,

I am pleased to announce that my custom Meteor Shower Dial is finally available

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It allows the observer to determine if a meteor shower is active by the length of a shadow cast by the sun at noon.

It also shows the direction (azimuth) and altitude (deg) of the showers radiant point at midnight for the observer.

 

For further details--please check my website:  http://www.etsy.com/shop/stoneagetech

 

Now available for $24.20

U.S. sales only

 

Clear Skies,

Mark

 


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#2 JamesMStephens

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 08:39 PM

What a neat invention! Reminds me of a Jeppesen flight computer.


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#3 mmikutis

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 09:17 PM

Thanks!

I'm currently finishing one for the planets showing which star constellation each planet is located in for viewing. Same principle, using the length of a shadow cast by the sun.

 

Clear Skies,

Mark


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Posted 28 June 2019 - 10:57 AM

Do I understand correctly that I need sunlight at noon to know if a particular meteor shower is going to be active at night?



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Posted 28 June 2019 - 11:12 AM

Yes.

It is based on the length of a shadow cast at noon on the dial or close to noon.




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