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Sunday, 14 December 2014

Weekend meteor shower

Space Weather News for Dec. 12, 2014

GEMINID METEOR SHOWER: The best meteor shower of the year, the
Geminids, peaks this weekend when Earth passes through a stream of
debris from "rock comet" 3200 Phaethon. Forecasters expect to see as
many as 120 meteors per hour when the shower peaks on Dec. 13th and
14th. Visit for photos and observing tips.

AURORA WATCH: A geomagnetic storm is underway on Dec. 12th as Earth
enters a high-speed stream of solar wind. Aurora alerts are available
from (text) and (voice).

Good Clear Skies
Colin James Watling
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and
also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and
Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland
Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
Lyra Main Website:

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