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03-05-2019, 01:13 AM
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Spectacular Meteor Shower this weekend

Earth is currently hurtling through a debris field left by Halley's Comet hundreds of years ago, and the southern hemisphere has front-row seats to the resulting meteor shower known as the Eta Aquariids.

The Eta Aquariids occur every year and last around one month starting from mid-April, with the peak viewing time occurring around May 35. The display is usually about 50 per hour.

The problem is that the best viewing time is at 3am! This film was taken a few k's from where I live.



Not sure if they are visible from the UK but might be worth having a look.
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03-05-2019, 01:39 AM
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Re: Spectacular Meteor Shower this weekend

Nowt as fancy over here in the North of England, too many clouds for one thing.
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03-05-2019, 09:14 AM
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Re: Spectacular Meteor Shower this weekend

That's 100% cloud cover guaranteed then.
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