Re: [photo-33] Is anyone going to be shooting the meteor shower tonight?

From: Michael
Sent on: Thursday, August 12, 2010 2:50 PM
On Thu, 12 Aug[masked]:59:23 -0400, Keira asked:

> I was wondering if anyone was thinking of going out and shooting the Perseid
> Meteor Shower tonight (if the weather clears).

Unfortunately, the weather is not expected to be conducive to watching
the Perseids - well, not in the Maryland area, anyway. Otherwise, I'd
probably have done some stargazing this evening.

The skies weren't good last night, either.

Well, there's always the Geminids, in mid-December. And no pesky
mosquitoes then, either. (The moon is likely to result in the Leonids,
in November, being sort of lack luster.)

Me, I'm hoping for a really impressive comet sometime soon. I enjoyed
Hyakutake and Hale-Bopp, but that was back in the '90s. And Comet
McNaught wasn't all that well suited to those of us in the northern

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