This week sees the annual lightshow that is the Leonid meteors, as debris from comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle comes to a fiery end in Earth's atmosphere. According to New Scientist, the entertainment is due to kick off around 09:00 GMT tomorrow (17 November), with the peak occurring between 21:00 and 22:00 GMT as we pass through "two …
Cue dense cloud cover
Alien icon - because only they ever get to see these things.
...it will be hissing down. So I'll watch the re run on the TV.
Saw a cracking one over Nottingham last night.
About 8:30, very impressive.
Am off to Lapland soon to try and catch the Northern Lights. Bring it on! :D
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10/10 cloud cover predicted where I am for all of the hours of darkness 17/18th Nov. I don't need to look at a weather forecast to know that.
Unless it's the Triffids arriving, in which case they will have arranged for beautiful clear skies to minimise the opposition.
I read Day of the Triffids. It may be overly cautious to to avoid watching these bright lights in the sky, but my vision is poor enough as it is without me losing what's left!
So where was it then ?