scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: [Fwd: Huge Fireball + Leonids Astrobiology stories]
6 Pak Pepsi (wchapel@INNW.NET
Thu Nov 18 1999 - 14:51:10 CST
Maybe I should read -all- of my mail before I respond to any! Maybe I
should also download more than once per day to get all the info in
time! The attached from NASA was quite interesting to read this morning
about the Leonids.
Hope you enjoy!
attached mail follows:
NASA Space Science News for November 17, 1999
Huge Fireball Dazzles Midwest -- A brilliant fireball attracted stares
across the eastern U.S. Tuesday night. It could be a taste of things to
come when the Leonids meteor shower peaks late Wednesday night and
Thursday morning. This story includes CCD video of Leonid meteors
recorded on November 16 as well as new animations of Earth plunging through
the Tempel-Tuttle cometary debris stream. FULL STORY at
Leonids Astrobiology Mission off to a Good Start -- Astrobiologists began
their first airborne observations to study the Leonid meteors on Nov. 16,
as the Earth began to enter the debris train left by comet
55P/Tempel-Tuttle. FULL STORY at
Fireball Dazzles Midwest</a>
astrobiology mission off to a good start</a>
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