Anyone catch the Perseids tonight?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Utumno, Aug 13, 2017.

  1. Utumno

    Utumno Administrator Staff Member

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    Drove my fam out to the sticks tonight a little ways. It wasn't the best display I've seen, but we probably caught about a dozen shooting stars, 2 or 3 of them were rly bright/spectacular.
     
  2. vaedaen

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    didn't see it this year but went out to healdsburg a few years back in an area with one of the darkest skies in cali and it was pretty amazing.
     
  3. Utumno

    Utumno Administrator Staff Member

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    Healdsburg.... may try that sometime
     
  4. Sanlaven

    Sanlaven TZT Abuser

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    Went out last night around 12:30am for about an hour, saw several including 3 that were rather bright with long trails. The moon was limiting things a bit but it was still pretty spectacular. I always heard the geminids in December were better but I think they're less popular because it's not very comfortable to be outside at 2am in the middle of winter
     
  5. Utumno

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    Yeah, that was pretty much our experience as well. Good shit.