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« Reply #25 on: 13/08/2007 00:39:52 »
I Seen two, mind you its probably because im viewing from the kitchen window. To cold outside :)
 

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« Reply #26 on: 13/08/2007 01:44:03 »
I've just been going out into the garden periodically to watch rather than down by the lakes (too far from coffee down there). I've seen quite a few and some of those have been really impressive. I'm going out for a last look in a minute then off to bed.
 

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« Reply #27 on: 13/08/2007 02:18:09 »
Yes its the same for everyone just look up in a NE DIRECTION.

Above and to the left of mars

Thanks Michael!
 

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« Reply #28 on: 13/08/2007 02:22:21 »
There's one !! did you see it ?...did ya ?
Ok..it's more like a pulsar !! ???
 

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« Reply #29 on: 13/08/2007 02:23:04 »
I hope it is still happening tonight by the time it gets dark here!Won't even get dark here for another four hours!
 

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« Reply #30 on: 13/08/2007 02:23:52 »
I hope it is still happening tonight by the time it gets dark here!Won't even get dark here for another four hours!

Try closing your eyes !!
 

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« Reply #31 on: 13/08/2007 02:24:12 »
Thanks Neily! Is cool or what! I'm Jealous..I see that one thanks!
 

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« Reply #32 on: 13/08/2007 02:24:58 »
I hope it is still happening tonight by the time it gets dark here!Won't even get dark here for another four hours!

Try closing your eyes !!

OK There closed!! *smiles*
 

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« Reply #33 on: 13/08/2007 02:36:13 »
There's one !! did you see it ?...did ya ?
Ok..it's more like a pulsar !! ???
i would say thats more like the big bang
 

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« Reply #34 on: 13/08/2007 02:41:08 »
LOL LOL!
 

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« Reply #35 on: 13/08/2007 07:26:40 »
There's one !! did you see it ?...did ya ?
Ok..it's more like a pulsar !! ???
i would say thats more like the big bang

Or a little poof!  :D
 

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« Reply #36 on: 13/08/2007 09:59:40 »
There i was, midnight on the roof. Binoculars, camera, jumper and 20 fags...what do i see? Cloud, not even the moon!!! [:(!]
 

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« Reply #37 on: 13/08/2007 11:16:37 »
Binoculars? You wouldn't have needed those. If anything, they would hamper your viewing as they restrict your field of vision.

Not wishing to upset you or anything, but the sky was crystal clear here again so I had a wonderful view of the meteors. Oh the joys of living in the country!  [^]

You couldn't see the moon? That's hardly surprising as it was new moon last night.
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« Reply #38 on: 13/08/2007 11:53:30 »
last night was rain, rain, rain.  But this morning we've got less clouds.  Any chance of more meteorites tonight if it stays clear?

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« Reply #39 on: 13/08/2007 12:02:43 »
I've been watching them for the past week and they'll be going for another week yet; but their frequency will diminish daily.
 

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« Reply #40 on: 13/08/2007 13:31:27 »
There i was, midnight on the roof. Binoculars, camera, jumper and 20 fags...what do i see? Cloud, not even the moon!!! [:(!]

It might have been less cloudy if you weren't smoking !! ;)
 

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« Reply #41 on: 13/08/2007 14:13:23 »
There i was, midnight on the roof. Binoculars, camera, jumper and 20 fags...what do i see? Cloud, not even the moon!!! [:(!]

It might have been less cloudy if you weren't smoking !! ;)

 

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« Reply #42 on: 13/08/2007 22:17:48 »
Oh my Gawwwwd !!

I just saw one that lasted about two minutes !!...It went slowly across the sky and was accompanied by a whooshing grumbling sound and had two flashing chaperons with it too !!...amazing !!
 

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« Reply #43 on: 13/08/2007 23:00:35 »
i spent 2 hours in the desert just outside of las vegas.  i saw not a single meteor!!!  HIGHLY disappointing show.  clear skies,  moonless night.  couldnt ask for better viewing conditions.  and i saw nada!  i want my money back.  oh well, the orionids will be here soon. 
 

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« Reply #44 on: 14/08/2007 00:13:01 »
Oooh - when are they due?
 

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« Reply #45 on: 14/08/2007 02:00:30 »
did i miss it? stupid being sick....
 

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« Reply #46 on: 15/08/2007 07:43:19 »
I tried to resist posting this reply, but, being the pedant I am, I can't hold it back any longer.

What we are watching are, hopefully, meteors. Meteorites are meteors that fall to Earth & they can give you a nasty headache.

I am resisting pointing out that they were "earth skimming meteors"
 

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« Reply #47 on: 15/08/2007 17:08:34 »
I saw about one per minute in about one hour around midnight - in the uk.
Not dazzling but significantly better than the one per night that you tend to see at other times.
Shooting stars are really annoying - they are always on the edge of your vision - you really need an action replay!
 

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« Reply #48 on: 17/08/2007 08:50:28 »
There's one !! did you see it ?...did ya ?
Ok..it's more like a pulsar !! ???

 or,  little bang little crunch
 

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