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Re: [delmarvastargazers] Re: Leonids forecast

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  • Steven Long
    ... If peak is to occur in the East at 4 AM-ish, the moon will be in the West about an hour from setting. Won t be completely gone, but will be at least 90
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 10, 2002
      PJ wrote:
      >
      > Jim,
      > I missed that paragraph the first time through the article:
      >
      > ...Observers on the ISS and on Earth will be equally bothered during
      > this year's shower by a glaring full Moon. "Moonlight will reduce the
      > number of Leonids seen by some factor between 2 and 5," says
      > Cooke. "We took this into account when we calculated our
      > forecasts."...
      >
      > Pj
      >

      If peak is to occur in the East at 4 AM-ish, the moon will be in
      the West about an hour from setting. Won't be completely gone,
      but will be at least 90 degrees from Leo -- or is my "thinnin'" incorrect?

      Steve
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