2011 Quadrantids

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  1. used44

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    The first meteor shower of the year is tonight, the Quadrantids meteor shower. Those of you who live in the NW hemisphere should get quite a show. New moon tonight too so the rural sky should be extra dark. I'm just hoping this cloud cover dissipates by tonight.
    Here's a handy viewing location/times guide: http://www.spacedex.com/quadrantids
     
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  2. Wes

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    Spacedex sounds like an intergalactic dinosaur.

    I will take a look but considering I'm on the Eastern part of town I might not see it.
     
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  3. MattAY

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    Hmmm, 11pm til 4am for UK. I just looked out the window (midnight now) and its cloudy as fuck :(

    Someone takes some pictures for me.
     
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  4. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    We'll see...if I get out and it's clear enough, I might attempt some pics.
     
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  5. used44

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    Gah, it's still cloudy as hell. But it's up to 40°F so I'll take it!
     
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  6. De-Ting

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    Utah...clouds...
     
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  7. keepithowitis

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    Watching right now, I'll let you know in the morning if I see anything.
     
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  8. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    Samesies
     
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  9. used44

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    Rained all night. Damn.
     
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  10. WickedLiquid

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    So nobody saw anything?

    Ah well, there's always the next one in 2092.
     
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  11. MattAY

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    Yeah it'll have to be then. I'll blast my super plasma cannon to clear the clouds for you guys.
     
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