archive: SETI January's chilly meteors - the 1999 Quadrantids

SETI January's chilly meteors - the 1999 Quadrantids

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Tue, 29 Dec 1998 08:36:49 -0500

>Date: Mon, 28 Dec 1998 16:33:31 -0600
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>Subject: January's chilly meteors - the 1999 Quadrantids
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>28 Dec. 1998 January's Chilly Meteors - The 1999 Quadrantids
>
>One of the year's most intense meteor showers, the Quadrantids,
>begins tonight. The shower stretches from Dec. 28 through Jan. 7
>with a sharp maximum on Jan. 3, 1999. The Quadrantids are the
>only major annual meteor shower whose source, presumably a comet
>or an asteroid, remains unknown. Readers are invited to observe
>the upcoming shower and to submit their data for analysis by scientists
>studying the structure and origin of the Quadrantid meteoroid stream.

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>Linda Porter
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