(meteorobs) No Perseid Max in Central Virginia!
In Central Virginia it has yet to clear completely after several weeks of
daily rains. Yesterday and today it finally did not rain, but the sky
seems rather hazy. Better to wait until next year when We will be back
under better night sky conditions. All those years of 7.0 Limiting
Magnitude skies in the Florida Keys and Everglades still has me rather
In Astronomical Affinity - Felix
On Tue, 12 Aug 2003 08:52:26 -0700 Ed Majden <epmajden@shawdot ca> writes:
> Looks like the Perseids are a washout on Vancouver Island.
> yesterday and rain showers this morning. Actually, these rain
> showers are a
> "welcomed" event on the west coast. We have had some serious forest
> on the mainland with several homes burnt and several thousand
> evacuated out
> of harms way. They are finally being allowed to go home and check
> losses. We could use heavy rains for a few days, "without"
> lightning, to
> reduce the fire hazards. I understand that parts of Europe are
> the same problems. I wish everyone well.
> Ed Majden - on Vancouver Island
> Courtenay, B.C.
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