Cosmic Joke time again ?

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Here we go again ..
The time of the great cosmic joke is once more upon us ..
lovely warm nights ..and clears skies a thing of the recent past ..
Cloud and cold westerlies abound ...and just in time too ..
As the Perseids are set to peak over the next two days ..
Higgs forbid we actually get to see the show ..and to make matters worse ...and additional twist in the form of a Supermoon ..
It being at its closest to Earth atm (perigee) ..so will likely disrupt any possible sightings between the holes in the clouds.
Still ..
I wish you guys luck ..as I've no doubt many will be suffering neckache like me.
rgds
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I saw the moon yesterday amid clear night skies here. Was a lovely sight to behold!
 

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I saw the moon yesterday amid clear night skies here. Was a lovely sight to behold!
Perhaps the great sub atomic particle in the sky ..only plays jokes on Northerners then ??
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It's set to be clear tonight round here, all you need to avoid a sore neck is the front seat from a Honda Accord mounded on a wood frame, then just put it outside, roll it forward, recline and stare at the skies... :D
 

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It's set to be clear tonight round here, all you need to avoid a sore neck is the front seat from a Honda Accord mounded on a wood frame, then just put it outside, roll it forward, recline and stare at the skies... :D
Well ...can't cross my fingers any tighter ..
..they're already turning blue ...but perhaps that's wind chill ...
80 to 90 % of the sky currently covered with dense rain bearing cloud..
 

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80 to 90 % of the sky currently covered with dense rain bearing cloud..

Check your local forecast then:

http://www.wunderground.com/

I've found that site to be pretty darned accurate to date, last year they were hopeless for UK weather, but now they're pretty good, better than auntie beeb's attempts... :D
 

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Check your local forecast then:

http://www.wunderground.com/

I've found that site to be pretty darned accurate to date, last year they were hopeless for UK weather, but now they're pretty good, better than auntie beeb's attempts... :D
Wish I hadn't bothered mate ..
Daytime weather here ..
Showers and thundershowers likely. High 18C. Winds WSW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.

Nighttime
Partly cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. Low around 10C. Winds SW at 15 to 30 km/h.
 

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It's set to be clear tonight round here, all you need to avoid a sore neck is the front seat from a Honda Accord... :D

I assume Nissan Micra seats aren't quite the right angle?
 

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For once it was clear here in Donegal last night.
"The moon last night, was big and bright
Deep in the heart of Donegal...."

I'll get my coat...........
 

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I assume Nissan Micra seats aren't quite the right angle?

That and Micra seats from memory are as comfy as a pile of broken bricks... :-rofl2
 

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Saw the moon tonight again...during rain! Strangely it was between all the clouds here...
 

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Certainly was a bright moon last night. Some high cloud down here stopped any chance of seeing stars, let alone the shooting variety, though.
 

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Might have more luck tonight ..
A fair bit of cloud about ..but unlike last night ..not a complete blanket ..so maybe ..just maybe.
fingers crossed.
 

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No chance around here, raining heavily for the past 20 minutes.
 

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Yep same here CH ...
No chance now.
:(
 

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Plenty of lightning flashes here, so sat out on the protected veranda following the storms progress:-ohcrap

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