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    Perseid meteor shower

    Tips for best viewing of Perseid meteor shower's peak ? USATODAY.com

    Anywhere near Ames but away from the city lights to view tonight?



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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy94 View Post
    Tips for best viewing of Perseid meteor shower's peak ? USATODAY.com

    Anywhere near Ames but away from the city lights to view tonight?
    Watched last night from Shueyville area. Light pollution is bad to north (CR) and south (IC), but the meteors were easy to spot.

    Not lots of meteors last night, maybe every 3-5 minutes, but many were really bright and long trails - quite impressive. If there is higher quantity of same tonight it will be a hell of a thing.



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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    I doubt the weather will cooperate for viewing tonight, I'd be shocked if its not cloudy.



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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Is there a best direction to look to?


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Yeah, supposed to be cloudy and possible rain...not good weather for viewing



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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Quote Originally Posted by Acylum View Post
    Is there a best direction to look to?
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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Peak viewing tonight and tomorrow, any tips in DSM area?



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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    I think I might have to drive out to the desert tonight and look for this.



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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    ^El Paso!!! I have seen some cool things in the sky here in Albuquerque the last week. Gonna have to take a couple extra smoke breaks at work tonight so I can go see some cool stuff.


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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Went out for a while tonight, saw a few, one was pretty big.


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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Whilest running this morning, I saw a few. Took me a second to realize what I had seen. One of the perks of having to get up so freaking early, I suppose...



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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Tonight is supposed to be a good night, if its clear. You want to look mainly to the east.


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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Finally, no clouds.



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    Re: Perseid meteor shower

    Quote Originally Posted by jay moe View Post
    Went out for a while tonight, saw a few, one was pretty big.
    Thats what she said


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