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A Boom Year For the Legendary Draconid Meteors in 2011?


“For the next few nights, Draco the Dragon will be spitting out ‘shooting stars,’ also known as meteors. The Draconid shower is predicted to produce the greatest number of meteors on the night of October 8, 2011. Watch for them starting at nightfall. Unfortunately, the waxing gibbous moon will wipe many of these meteors from view, and oftentimes the hard-to-predict shower doesn’t offer much more than a handful of languid meteors per hour.

However, this shower produced major displays in 1933 and 1946 – with thousands of meteors per hour seen in those years – but since then has been so spotty that the tried-and-true Observer’s Handbook – source of so much wonderful sky info – lists a ‘?’ for the rate of meteors expected at the peak of the Draconids. This year, however, some astronomers are calling for a Draconid meteor shower to burst into storm in 2011, with rates of 1,000 meteors per hour.

The forecast calls for the peak to occur between 17:00 and 18:00 Universal Time on October 8, 2001. If the prediction holds true, that means Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East will get to watch the Draconids at their peak.” Read more.

Categories: Cosmic Craziness
  1. Anonymous
    09/27/2011 at 6:29 PM

    Oct. 8 just also happens to be Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah starts tomorrow evening, through sundown Thursday. During this time, Virgo will be clothed with the sun, and the moon at her feet. The planet Venus (the morningstar) can be seen in her mid-section and makes its way out of her “womb” during the 10 “Days of Awe” between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The sun always passes through Virgo at this time of year, but rarely is the moon at her feet, especially on Rosh Hashanah. I can not find any other time when Venus was in her womb.

    Can you say Revelation 12?

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  2. 10/03/2011 at 4:35 PM

    Revelation 12: The manchild is being birthed now… Mecury represents Michael the Archangel swooping over the child being birthed. Draco will unleash a flood and 1/3 of the stars aka fallen angels (aliens?) will fall, but the child is caught up to heaven. The veil is being torn and the eyes are opening. Judah & Ephraim – Jews & Church become ONE STICK in the hand of the Almighty, in the land flowing with “milk & honey”. Sweet as “honey” golden pure petro flowing in the land of the Everlasting Covenant as the waters break? If so, would all Edom turn as red as Esau in jealousy and try to take the land by force? Psalm 83 WARning…

    When you see all these things at once, fear not. Look up. Redemption drawing nigh! Yeshua (Matthew 24). See the story being played out in the heavens? inthatday . net

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