NASA Cameras Spot Meteors From Obscure Camelopardalis Shower

Washington DC (SPX) Oct 12, 2010 ![][1] It’s a strange-sounding name for a constellation, coming from the Greco-Roman word for giraffe, or “camel leopard”. The October Camelopardalids are a collection of faint stars that have no mythology associated with them – in fact, they didn’t begin to appear on star charts until the 17th century. Even experienced amateur astronomers are hard-pressed to find the constellation in the night s

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