Sunday, August 12, 2007

in your multitudes

Tonight is the peak of the Perseids - so get out there and look for meteors! The peak is at 2 a.m. local time. It's cloudy here, not to mention the major light pollution issue, but some of you people ought to be able to see some. I saw one last night from S.Vix's roof. It was super-bright and went really far.


BASSO said...

Sorry I missed them, but I'll try to catch the Orionids in October. I wish we could be in Vermont to watch, but alas that shall not be they year...maybe next. The sky was SO black and clear you felt like you could reach out and touch the stars. I'll have to look up next year's schedule - or better yet calculate it. That would be cool. :)

towwas said...

Apparently these things actually happen on the same calendar day every year, which makes sense - they're determined by when the planet passes through specific clouds of dust. And since we just keep going around in circles, we pass through the same spot at the same time every year.