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(Discover)   Everything you need to know to observe the Perseids, the golden standard of meteor showers   ( divider line
    More: Cool, meteor showers, Perseids, Universe Today, kilometres per second, burnup, Leonids, millennia, comets  
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3732 clicks; posted to Geek » on 11 Aug 2012 at 7:40 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-08-11 07:40:35 PM  
2 votes:
No no no no noooooo. I watch the meteor shower and next thing you know I'm eaten by a triffid. Not falling for that one.
2012-08-12 01:16:33 AM  
1 vote:

OnlyM3: How big of an idiot does one need to be to need a "How to" on spotting meteors?

1) Wait till dark

2) Look up (outside).

You forgot 3) Don't be unattractive.
2012-08-12 12:25:59 AM  
1 vote:
Remember, do not look directly at a meteor, or they'll hit you in the eye.
2012-08-11 09:02:09 PM  
1 vote:
FTFA: Quick tip: a meteoroid is the solid bit of rock or whatever that travels through space. As it burns up in our air we call it a meteor. If it hits the ground, it's called a meteorite. Now you can sound pretentious and correct people at cocktail parties!

And a Metroid is this:
2012-08-11 08:31:29 PM  
1 vote:
Can one of those Perseid meteors hit NBC?
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