Re: [ap-gto] Independence day fire works


Jul 6, 2011

 


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#55649 Jul 6, 2011

On 7/6/2011 8:32 AM, chris1011@... wrote: >

>

> Later on that night (Saturday July 2) near midnight, George and I counted

> lots of meteors, about one a minute it seemed, while splayed out on a

> trampoline looking straight up. These meteors all came from the

> direction of Ursa

> Major heading south-east. They were of very short duration and somewhat

> faint. Only one or two had longer trails and were bright. So the

> question is,

> what were these? Was there a major meteor shower going on that night?

>

> Rolando

>



Perhaps they were the June Bootids? The radiant is close to Ursa Major. See

meteorshowersonline.com/showers/june_bootids.html



Vello





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