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Meteors

Naturevolume 32page597 (1885) | Download Citation

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ON the morning of October 13, at 2h. 26m., I saw a fine meteor giving a bright flash at the end point and leaving a streak for about 12 seconds. It shot from the Lynx towards the pointers in Ursa Major, and while carefully fixing its direction relatively to the stars near, another conspicuous meteor, about as bright as Jupiter, crossed the lingering streak in a path but slightly inclined to it and of nearly similar length. I have never before observed two large meteors almost simultaneous and with paths so nearly identical.

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    • W. F. DENNING

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