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Meteor Procession 1913

Meteor Procession 1913

The Great Meteor Procession (GMP) of 1913 February 9 was one of the most remarkable astronomical events to be inscribed in the astronomical record. That evening (ca. 21:05 EST at Toronto) the sky lit up with a procesison of slowly moving meteors (NW to SE). Estimates in reports state there were anywhere from 3 to 50 separate groups of meteors, with the number of meteors ranging from 15 up to the 1000s.

Leonids 1833

Leonids 1833

Woodcut of Leonid meteor shower over Niagara Falls, November 1833. This reproduction appeared on the front cover of Astronomy in Canada.

Newbrook Ob'y

Newbrook Ob'y

Newbrook Meteor Observatory, November 1953.

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