preparation for the coming Draconids meteor outburst
Publiée le 2011-08-31
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The 2011 Draconids will be exceptional!
The event will be visible by everybody located in Europe. Since it will happen on Saturday night (Oct 8th) between 8 and 11 PM, this is the perfect occasion for a family stargazing. Many French astronomy club will participate to the events.
In order to guaranty the success of the observation of the shower, we will fly a Falcon 20 belonging to the French national scientific research Council (CNRS). Preparations are going on: all the cameras are ready and will be shipped to Toulouse in mid-September for integration into the aircraft. The schedule is now fixed.
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