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Elusive Meteor Shower

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Posted 05 June 2013 - 04:51 PM

Elusive Meteor Shower Offers Opportunity for Citizen Scientists

www.nasa.gov said:

A scarcely known meteor shower, the gamma Delphinids, is expected to return to the skies over Earth in early June 2013. The shower was first observed as an outburst by American observers in Maryland on June 11 1930. Only a few meteors from this shower are thought to have been seen in the decades since, and those identifications are tenuous. Recent calculations by scientists indicate that 2013 and 2027 might be the best years for a repeat performance of 1910.

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