Thanks. I had not planned on being on the east coast of Africa or Asia this week and so I will observe after midnight tonight. BTW, it is very clear of clouds, and nice and cool at this moment in the Prescott area. Stan BillFerris@xxxxxxx wrote: > > >Stan Gorodenski wrote: >I was led to believe from reading skypud.com that the Leonids were >expected to peak Wednesday morning, but it appears there is some >speculation that it might be Friday. Does anyone have more information >on the expected peak? > > >Experts predict the 2004 Leonids will feature two peaks on the night of >November 18-19. The first comes when Earth will pass near the meteor stream of > >the year 1333 on 19 November at about 06:40 UT (18 November, 11:40 pm MST). >This > favors observers along the east coast of South America. Earth is predicted >to pass through the stream of 1733 at about 21:50 UT (2:50 pm MST) on the >19th, a peak which would favor observers in Asia. > >For those of us located outside the favored regions for the above-mentioned >events, the best time to go out and look for Leonid meteors will be during >the historical peak just before sunrise on the morning of November 17. > > >Bill in Flagstaff >_www.cosmic-voyage.net_ (http://www.cosmic-voyage.net) > > >-- >See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please >send personal replies to the author, not the list. > > > > > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.