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Nature volume 57, page 61 | Download Citation



THE NOVEMBER METEORS (LEONIDS).—Although it was known that the presence of the moon would hinder materially the brilliancy of the display of the members of this particular meteor swarm, many hoped that the weather at least would compensate us for that of last year. We were, however, doomed to disappointment, and clouds were the order of the night, both in London and in many other counties where observers were on the watch. Mr. Denning, writing from Bristol on the 15th, observes lamentably, “… up to the present time my results are negative. November 12 was cloudy all night, November 13 cloudy, except for an interval of partly clear sky between IIh. 30m. and 14b., and November 14 overcast all night.”

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