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    The Perseids Meteor Shower

    [Quick Side Note: Was shocked that nobody had posted about it already! Glad I got to post it! Hehe]

    If you haven't already, head over to Google and click their logo today Yesterday [Tuesday 11th August] night was the start of The Perseids Meteor Shower and tonight it will continue!

    You can see what this is all about on the following links [Theres a few but each give individual information on it]:



    I'm, luckily, in the North West of England so hopefully I'll be able to get a really good view. It's a fairly clear Sky right now [07:05PM] so hopefully it'll be clearer later on.

    I've always been interested in the science of Physics and especially the Universe, Stars and the Sky so if theres any other Sky lovers on SitePoint then get out in your back garden between 12AM - 4AM tonight!

    I'll be taking pictures of the beautiful Sky and probably post them here as well if they turn out well. It'll be a nice memory of the night eh .

    Andrew Cooper

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    Typical, complete cloud cover here (Mid Wales)
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    Same here. I do like time-lapse photography and this would be a great excuse to play with my camera, not to mention look at something beautiful.

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    cloudy here too Glossop btw
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    I'm going to see if I can catch part of it tonight. I missed it last night and the weather was bad where I reside.

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    Thats a pity///
    I cant see anything@@!

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    wow...is it only visible around Europe? how bout in Asia?
    sig space open...

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    The sky is clear and nice here... but I will not looking at the sky tonight... but sleeping... there's work to do!

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    I was up till past 4 in the morning, waiting for a clear sky. Alas, nothing.
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    Saw two but on Tuesday night. Should still be visible tonight if it's clear?
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    Yup, I got nothing. From around 1:30AM it was clear Skies but sadly I didn't see anything but the Moon and some Stars, beautiful sight anyway.

    There is always next year.

    Andrew Cooper

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    Quote Originally Posted by molona View Post
    The sky is clear and nice here... but I will not looking at the sky tonight... but sleeping... there's work to do!
    So you better do the work instead of sleeping
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    Even I need some rest, Saul. It is a sad true.


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