meteors over Townsville

Subject: meteors over Townsville
From: Alexandra Appleman <>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 08:45:27 +1000
Just fo rthe record, Marleen Acton and I watched ~ 20 meteors, some quite
impressive, between 2.45 and 3.30 am this morning; she from her verandah,
me from the comfort of my bed which faces east.  We are in Townsville, NQ
lat 19*19'S, long 146* E.  I also saw a large-tailed nightjar over the

For birding-aus subscribers or saBirdnet and birdchat subscribers, it's
worth taking a look even if your interests are more avian than astronomical.


Alex Appleman

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