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SagittariusAStar
2012-Oct-25, 06:11 PM
The Return of a Great 19th-Century Meteor Shower

by Ken Croswell

Long thought nearly extinct, the Andromedid meteor shower staged a surprise outburst last December—and may return in 2018 and 2023.

Mercifully, the Andromedids are best seen BEFORE midnight.

Link: Scientific American (http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=return-of-a-great-19th-century-meteor-shower)

Superluminal
2012-Oct-25, 10:52 PM
Maybe this should go in the "Fun Papers" thread, but here's a good paper on the Andromedids.
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1209.5980v1.pdf

KaiYeves
2012-Oct-26, 12:23 AM
Mercifully, the Andromedids are best seen BEFORE midnight.

Link: Scientific American (http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=return-of-a-great-19th-century-meteor-shower)
Sweet Kokopelli, my prayers have been answered!