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Do you watch meteor showers?

by chacham (Prior)
on Jan 04, 2017 at 11:44 UTC ( #1178918=poll: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

vote on Do you watch meteor showers?

Yes, I watch meteor showers
[bar] 71/27%
No, I do not watch meteor showers
[bar] 51/19%
My meteors prefer to bathe
[bar] 144/54%
266 total votes
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Re: Do you watch meteor showers?
by Ratazong (Monsignor) on Jan 04, 2017 at 11:54 UTC

    This poll came a day too late. We have already missed the peak of this years Quadrantids Meteor Shower. Now we will have to wait till April...

    A happy new year to you all! Rata

Re: Do you watch meteor showers?
by stevieb (Abbot) on Jan 04, 2017 at 15:04 UTC

    Yes, I do, when I can. I also periodically hang out at the stargazers clubs in Vulcan and Jasper Alberta.

    My favourite thing though is to drive way up into the mountains and observe the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). I often plan long camping trips in the mountains when the Kp index is relatively high, signalling that the Northern Lights are possible or sometimes even likely.

Re: Do you watch meteor showers?
by LanX (Bishop) on Jan 04, 2017 at 16:47 UTC
Re: Do you watch meteor showers? I bathe when meteors shower
by Discipulus (Monsignor) on Jan 05, 2017 at 08:44 UTC
    I prefere to bathe when meteors shower..

    It was 1998 when with friends we passed all the night in free thermal pools of Bagnaccio near Viterbo watching 1998 Leonids meteor sworm: during all the night passed bolids like this one..

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Re: Do you watch meteor showers?
by hominid (Priest) on Jan 04, 2017 at 21:37 UTC
    I'd like to watch meteor showers, but I always forget they're happening. So, I had to choose "No".
      No i do not watch you shower.
Re: Do you watch meteor showers?
by BillKSmith (Vicar) on Jan 04, 2017 at 21:21 UTC
    Between cloud cover and light pollution, there is seldom anything to see in my area, but I still give it a casual try.
    Bill
Re: Do you watch meteor showers?
by syphilis (Chancellor) on Jan 08, 2017 at 12:17 UTC
    Oooooh ... some voyeuristic enticement on perlmonks (... at last !!!)

    ++

    Cheers,
    Rob

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