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Nature volume 101, pages 252253 (30 May 1918) | Download Citation



MAY METEORS.—Between May 17 and 24 meteors have occasionally been abundant and given evidence of several well-defined showers. Whether or not this period is worthy of special note cannot be absolutely aifirmed, though the evidence strongly suggests that it needs further investigation. This year some fine meteors were observed at Bristol on the mornings of May 18 and 19, and proved that several of the various systems which mark this epoch returned with tolerable strength.

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