December 10-16, 2012 Kaw Valley Almanac

December 10, 2012

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4 thoughts on “December 10-16, 2012 Kaw Valley Almanac

  1. OOO…the moon will be setting @ 5:45 on Thursday. I will plan to take my supper in front of the west window to watch the show! Thanks for the alert, Ken

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  2. Sounds great–let us know what you see. Remember, tho, that the greatest number of meteors, up to one per minute, will not be seen until between midnight and Friday’s sunrise.

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    • Upon re-reading your comment, it has to do with the moon setting around sunset–it does sound like a great show for suppertime! But if you wake up Thursday night and can’t get to sleep again, go outside and make a wish on a shooting star–maybe it’ll help!

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      • Gad–one last observation and then I promise I’ll quit! Thursday is New Moon, so while it sets right after sunset, it will be a very rare view to see the moon when it is only 20 hours old. You’ll need a pair of binoculars and a very clear horizon. The following night, Friday, will be easier to see and still be quite spectacularly thin.

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