its the peak of the perseid meteor shower

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  1. cetiya

    cetiya Lunatic VIP

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    Right now is the best time if you live out where you can see the stars, go watch! I wish I could but I don't have anywhere safe to go at this time of night. The next two nights as well will be the best time to see.
     
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    Where do you live that it isn't safe to go out at night ?

    Honestly why the fuck do you live there

    And thanks for the tip I'll check it out
     
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    I live in seattle. Unless I drive out of the city, I can't think of a good place to watch. I googled safe places and there's some an hour or two away but I have night blindness so it wouldn't be a good idea to go somewhere unfamiliar.
     
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    God I wsh I could see that. Its been years since I've seen a decent meteor shower. There's nothing better.
     
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    We used to go to the Outer Banks during to peak of the meteor shower. We didn't plan it, it just worked out that way.
    That was a good place to watch it.
    There are too many city lights and trees around here to see anything.
     
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    Same here. I used to fish all night so I've seen some pretty good shows.
    Hopefully I will be awake to check things out tonight.
     
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    I have done this several times over the years. I'm fortunate I only have to drive about an hour for dark, clear, desert skies.
    Always safe with a pretty good group of like minded people.
    I have seen as little as 1 or 2 per hour to over 50. It's like a box of chocolates.
    Not a bad way to spend a few hours in the lawn chair with a thermos full of good coffee / wine / whiskey / what have you.
     
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    Good luck! I hope you see lots. I have to work tonight so ill try to see something in the parking lot.
     
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    Oddly enough, the best shower I ever saw was in the 80s right in downtown seattle.
     
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    They said tonight would be great. Ain't seeing shit.
     
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    Best time is 1:00 -0300. Maybe it's too early?
     
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    WOW!!!
    I'm in manasota key florida right now and it's really an incredible view.
     
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    omg I'm so jealous!!!
     
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    They told me look Northeast. From Midnight on...
     
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    I went out earlier and saw 2. I'll check it now.
     
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    I've been out twice, 12 jets, 2 satellites, a couple of bats flying around and one trail. I'm bummed.
     
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    night blindness???? what the hell is that? not being able to see in the dark??? I think everyone has night blindness lol
     
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    Who's perseid and why'd they name a meteor shower after him?
     
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    ...i just looked outside but i think its too early here. the news said 1 a.m. so i think i'll be checking my eyelids for pinholes right about then.