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I-75
November 14th, 2008, 12:56 AM
Thanks for the info.

Grant A.
November 14th, 2008, 01:34 AM
Yes, thank you very much. :)

Btw, will this be viewable in all parts of the world, or just a specific area?

handy
November 14th, 2008, 03:14 AM
Yes, thank you very much. :)

Btw, will this be viewable in all parts of the world, or just a specific area?

Good question?

swimb
November 14th, 2008, 04:02 AM
Thanks for the reminder.

Giant Speck
November 14th, 2008, 04:13 AM
Yes, thank you very much. :)

Btw, will this be viewable in all parts of the world, or just a specific area?

The Leonids meteor shower should be visible wherever the constellation Leo is visible in the night sky.

handy
November 14th, 2008, 08:59 AM
The Leonids meteor shower should be visible wherever the constellation Leo is visible in the night sky.

Now we are enlightened! :lolflag:

eternalnewbee
November 14th, 2008, 10:25 AM
Can it be seen in Thailand?

s.fox
November 14th, 2008, 12:45 PM
So, i suppose my question is:

Can I see it in the UK? I know you said only where you can see Leo but I wouldn't recognize it :(

I was hoping to get some photo shots of them...

solitaire
November 14th, 2008, 01:38 PM
So, i suppose my question is:

Can I see it in the UK? I know you said only where you can see Leo but I wouldn't recognize it :(

I was hoping to get some photo shots of them...

*Note*
This is the UK were talking about!
You won't need to worry about spotting Leo.....
It will probably be cloudy!!! :D
But if's it clear then look to the right of Orion's belt towards the East. you should see the meteorss

s.fox
November 14th, 2008, 01:52 PM
*Note*
This is the UK were talking about!
You won't need to worry about spotting Leo.....
It will probably be cloudy!!! :D
But if's it clear then look to the right of Orion's belt towards the East. you should see the meteorss

You are probably right. I hate the weather here. I can't wait to go back over to France in the new year :)

Thanks for clearing it up for me. I shall post some pics if I get lucky and get some good shots.

pbpersson
November 14th, 2008, 01:55 PM
in Ubuntu you can load a nifty little program called KStars, a desktop planetarium.

In Phoenix, AZ Leo rises at 00:38 in the morning

You go to "find object" then filter by constellations, then find Leo and you can find where it is at any moment and discover when it rises over the horizon in your area

mips
November 14th, 2008, 02:47 PM
In Durban South Africa Leo rises at 00:46 in the morning of 17Nov between E-NE on the horizon.

Giant Speck
November 14th, 2008, 09:09 PM
Leo really isn't that difficult to find in the night sky.

Imagine the Big Dipper hitting something over the head. The head belongs to Leo.

http://space.newscientist.com/data/images/ns/cms/dn10584/dn10584-1_600.jpg

If you can see the Big Dipper, chances are you can see Leo as well.

derekr44
November 14th, 2008, 10:41 PM
Yes, thank you very much. :)

Btw, will this be viewable in all parts of the world, or just a specific area?

Very much viewable in the desert skies of Arizona :) It's incredible to watch.