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The Leonid Meteors

Nature volume 57, page 30 | Download Citation

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I SHOULD be glad to receive accounts of any brilliant meteors that may be observed on the nights of November 13 and 14 next, for the purpose of computing their real paths in the air. The date and time of appearance of each object should be given, together with its apparent magnitude (compared with the moon, planets or brighter stars), observed course amongst the stars in R.A. and Declination, and estimated duration of flight. Though moonlight will be strong, many observers will be on the look-out for the vanguard of the Leonids, so that should any brilliant meteors appear, they are likely to be noticed at several different stations.

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