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Significant Draconids meteor shower , 8 of October - visible across Europe (Romania) , 19:00- 21:00

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posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 03:34 PM
What is the Draconids meteor shower:

It happens during early October, the best nights being Oct. 8-10. The Draconids are best viewed after sunset in an area with a clear dark sky. The 1933 and 1946 Draconids had Zenithal Hourly Rates of thousands per hour.

Apparently, the same level will be reached again on the 8Th of October. I only got a Google translation , hopefully good enough:


I wonder if your satellites and the ISS will be in danger at all?
edit on 18-9-2011 by Romanian because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 04:12 PM
Got more information in regards to where the meteor shower will be visible:

posted on Oct, 6 2011 @ 01:27 PM
Nasa is providing more details:

Every 6.6 years Comet Giacobini-Zinner swings through the inner solar system. With each visit, it lays down a narrow filament of dust, over time forming a network of filaments that Earth encounters every year in early October.

I hope we do not talk about "dust" having several meters in size !

posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 12:42 PM
A very detailed piece of information from NASA, on PDF format:

posted on Oct, 8 2011 @ 02:04 PM
Well i was just out there for about 20 mins, 8:45ish...i saw one fricking meteor...not really a "shower" - went back in because my neck got stiff

Sky is too bright too because of the moon.

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