2018 Ursid Meteor Shower

Seen any good fireballs lately?
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Christopher K.
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2018 Ursid Meteor Shower

Post by Christopher K. » December 21st, 2018, 7:30 pm

The radiant of this shower is near Kochab in Ursa Minor. The shower is drawing attention this year due to a potential increase over the average hourly rate...
https://www.imo.net/ursid-activity-enhancement-in-2018/
Peter Jenniskens says that Earth may cross a relatively thick field of debris from 8P/Tuttle between 1pm and 4pm CST tomorrow.

More information:
https://www.amsmeteors.org/2018/12/mete ... 2-28-2018/

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