View Full Version : Two Meteor Showers Sparkle the Skies… Beginning Tonight!

2008-Feb-25, 05:20 PM
Are you ready for more meteor showers? Thanks to the after midnight rise of the Moon, many of us might have the clear skies to enjoy the Delta Leonid and Gamma Normid Meteor showers which peak around this date. While the activity isn't dramatic for either one, these two rare meteor showers are a [...]

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2008-Feb-28, 06:45 PM
That is certainly an understatement!

An observer in the northern hemipshere won't see the gamma Normids, and might see one delta Leonid in a few hours.

Even the very low sporadic rate at this time of year would overwhelm both showers.

Meteor Wayne