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Old 08-13-2009, 02:13 PM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Saw some of the best ones ever last night. They took a long time to cross the sky, like celestial rock-skipping. Some were reddish, but all teh light tails were white. Some of the light trails lingered in the sky for a second or two. Cool!
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Old 08-13-2009, 02:20 PM
 
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I would love to watch the meteors, unfortunately I am in LA and doubt that I shall see any. Enjoy.
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Old 08-13-2009, 02:27 PM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Had to go out in the country to see any. City lights AND a full moon make a difference. Can't do anything about the moon.
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Old 08-13-2009, 02:37 PM
 
Location: South Central Texas
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Last time I saw lights everywhere ..this time, nothing so far!!
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Old 08-13-2009, 05:23 PM
 
Location: Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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Wow, that is awesome! I haven't tried, been going to bed early! I've had workers at my house the last 2 days they start at 7 a.m. so I have to get up earlier than usual!
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:39 PM
 
Location: Subarctic maritime Melbourne
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It's been cloudy here as per usual. So saw nothing here. THe media was hyping up a "meteor storm" but those who got clear skies reported seeing next to nothing. This being the Persied meteor shower is aslo disadvantegous for Australia as Persius lies very low on the horizon here.

I usually try to catch the Leonids in November, but I usually get clouds. I remember a big Leonid meteor storm a few years ago (might've been 2001) which was best seen from Australia, but ofcourse it was cloudy then aswell Reports from places like Alice Springs and Ayers Rock suggested a pretty spectacular show.
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:42 PM
 
Location: The Ponderosa
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Haven't seen any this time around. Disappointing it was quite a show last time.
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Old 08-14-2009, 04:32 AM
 
Location: Bellingham, WA
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Couldn't see any from here due to city lights and tons of moisture in the air. I could just faintly see any stars from my back yard.
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Old 08-14-2009, 09:52 AM
 
Location: So. Dak.
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I couldn't see anything either and that's probably cause we had ANOTHER thunderstorm that night. WAY too much lightning to be able to see the stars or anything else.
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Old 08-14-2009, 01:12 PM
 
Location: South Central Texas
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Nothing this time from my location.
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