northanger (northanger) wrote,

Sunspot #891 & 73P

 • SEC Solar Region Summary (which should be posted soon)

METEOR WATCH: ( ~ On May 31st, Earth will pass five million miles from the dusty orbit of comet 73P/Schwassmann Wachmann 3. The great distance means a meteor shower is unlikely [pdf]; but 73P is such a strange comet that even the unlikely is possible. Be alert for meteors slowly cutting across the sky in the nights ahead: sky map.

Tags: comet 73p, spaceweather, sunspot


    there's a seething sunspot, a close encounter w/ a corkscrew asteroid & a meteorite strike in norway.

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