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    Last summer we had some nice displays of shooting stars and comets - mainly in August. What are the best viewing dates this year?
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    The Perseids in August are the best known but see this site for the rest of them.

    http://www.theskyscrapers.org/meteor....php/year/2008

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    Wonderful. August 12-13 is on my calendar to watch. Now to get to Maine a few days early to have good visibility. Plus, we will have a couple of good web cameras recording through most of the night to see what we catch.
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    Just another reference to the upcoming Perseids

    http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2....htm?list76755

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    Just a reminder - August 12-13 for the show.
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