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08-12-07, 09:12 AM #1
Meteor Shower tonight/tomorrow
For those of you interested and in an area that will have clear skies, the Perseid meteor shower is supposed to peak at around 1 am tomorrow.
08-12-07, 09:24 AM #2
I hope they don't crash into us or seed us with alien invaders! I'll have my tinfoil hat on....
08-12-07, 09:35 AM #3
08-12-07, 09:42 AM #4
I think the meteor showers are fascinating and beautiful to watch.
08-12-07, 09:43 AM #5
08-12-07, 09:45 AM #6
I know! The most spectacular I've seen so far was the Leonid shower in 2001 (I think) at around 3 am, it literally looked like multicolored fireworks in the sky.
08-12-07, 11:32 AM #7
I'd been planning on going out to my parent's place in the country to watch, but cloud cover made it kind of pointless.
08-12-07, 11:34 AM #8
It's supposed to storm tonight so I probably won't be able to see anything. I'm going to set my alarm to wake up at 1 anyway just in case.
08-12-07, 11:37 AM #9
I might have a chance of seeing this tonight. It's been pretty clear. Maybe I'll wake up my son and take him outside. I think he'd dig that!"Like" us on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Offic...93147194083228
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08-12-07, 11:42 AM #10
cool beans... i will check it outhttp://www.allpoetry.com/Grunts%20Girl
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08-12-07, 11:43 AM #11
08-12-07, 04:13 PM #12
I get off work at 11:30, and will stay up late to check it out. I'm in a fairly dark area, so hope to see some natural fireworks.Molly Weasley makes Chuck Norris eat his vegetables.
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08-12-07, 04:34 PM #13
Ok, hoping for no cloud cover so we can spot some tonight.
08-12-07, 06:47 PM #14
Alright, who's going to make the wake-up calls?
08-12-07, 11:03 PM #15
Maybe I should just stay where I currently am right now. I'm in a lawn chair on the beach looking out at Lake Huron, just watched the sun go down and now looking at the stars.
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Sadly, even though I have to get up at 5:30am, I'll be up to see this.
08-13-07, 12:46 AM #17
My daughter and I have just come back in after watching the amazing event for 2 hrs! Couldn't drag ourselves away. I'm going to regret it when I have to get up in a few hours!Never approach a bull by the front, a horse from behind, or an idiot from any direction.
08-13-07, 02:28 AM #18
We just got in as well, saw a couple of BRILLIANT displays, including one that streaked across half the sky and left a bright twin tail behind.
08-13-07, 03:04 AM #19
The shower was pretty good. I got one every 2-3 minutes. Some left a tail that sparkled for 1-3 seconds.
08-13-07, 03:08 AM #20
Soooo very cool! Sadly, I now need to take a few hours nap so I can get up for work. At least I can look forward to seeing a few more when I drive to work at oh-dark-thirty!!The true measure of your character is what you choose to do when you think no one is looking.
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