Shabby Miss Jenn

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Perseid meteor showers

I just love this time of the year because of the great view of these showers we seem to get.
Starting tonight and going for 3 days(approx) we are going to be able to see a huge increase in the number of "shooting stars" in our sky.
Some report that as many as 80 meteors per hour under ideal circumstances (no clouds or moon, dark sky, stars of magnitude +6.5 just visible). I see that I will be spreading out my blanket and laying out under the nights sky...........wonder how many we'll be able to see and count?

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