OT - Meteor Outburst underway..

From: Derek C Breit (breit_ideas@poyntsource.com)
Date: Mon Oct 08 2012 - 20:24:23 UTC

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    >From Spaceweather.com
    METEOR OUTBURST: Radars in Canada are reporting a major outburst of Draconid
    meteors commencing at 16 UT on Oct. 8th. "Radar rates are at 1000 meteors
    per hour," says Bill Cooke of NASA' Meteoroid Environment Office. "This is
    greater than last year's outburst, and 5x the 2005 level." 
    Cooke encourages northern sky watchers, especially in Europe where night is
    falling, to be alert for Draconid activity.  Because radars are sensitive to
    very small meteoroids, there is no guarantee that this radar outburst will
    translate into meteors visible to the human eye.  On the other hand, a
    brilliant display could be in progress.  The only way to know is to go
    outside and look.  Check http://spaceweather.com for more information and
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