Shooting-stars Observed on January 2

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THIS morning, between six and seven o'clock, there has been a very unusual number of shooting stars. The radiant point was somewhere near Corona. I saw, on the whole, two or three dozen. The brightest was not much inferior to Jupiter.

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SORBY, H. Shooting-stars Observed on January 2. Nature 55, 225 (1897) doi:10.1038/055225d0

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