preparation for the coming Draconids meteor outburst
Publiée le 2011-08-31
preparation for the coming Draconids meteor outburst
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. All information can be found here
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