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Postby benofbrum » Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:40 am

Just got back from the peak District where I went to watch shooting stars. Pointed car in right direction, hood off and seat reclined. A lot less activity than forecast, about twenty in 100 minutes instead of 100 an hour, but one massive one at about 12.25. Had a great drive back. Roll on Castle Combe!
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Re: Mobile observatory

Postby Hans Efde » Thu Aug 13, 2015 12:32 pm

It seems this night will have the highest frequency of falling stars, with a predicted max of 50 per hour.
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Re: Mobile observatory

Postby benofbrum » Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:25 pm

Sadly, we also have 100% cloud cover in this part of the world
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Re: Mobile observatory

Postby Geoff Butcher » Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:31 pm

I saw three in about 20 minutes on Wed, but no chance tonight!
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