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    Meteor Shower Tonight

    The Perseids meteor shower is tonight. Anyone going to go out and watch?



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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    what time?


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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    Which direction is best to watch toward?



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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    I heard look to the west between 2 and 3 am.. Correct me if I'm wong.


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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    This says anytime between midnight and dawn.

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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    what time?
    Started already, best should be from 3-before dawn

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Which direction is best to watch toward?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    I heard look to the west between 2 and 3 am.. Correct me if I'm wong.
    I don't know if you are in fact wong.

    http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/08/12/meteor.shower/?hpt=C1


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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    i heard 2-5 with 3 being the peak


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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    I am gonna lay in my bed shortly and watch my popcorn ceilings spin.. that should be goode enough



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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    Saw a few already. Should be northeast, but almost straight up.



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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonewino View Post
    Saw a few already. Should be northeast, but almost straight up.
    What kind of area are you in/how far from light sources. I'm in Urbandale and haven't seen anything yet.


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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    They need to have these things during the day so I can get my beauty sleep.



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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    I'm not going to get up early to watch at peak time.

    Unless it's a double meteor shower .





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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    I am always disappointed by these showers. I need my sleep more


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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    Pretty cool outside. Perfect drinking conditions.

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    Re: Meteor Shower Tonight

    Just went outside and stood in the middle of my yard for 5 minutes with my head cranked up to the sky, I saw 1 meteor and wished for a championship at ISU. It better come true.


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