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1. In 1966 the Leonid storm, meteors rained down at 40 per second. At that rate, how many meteors would fall in 5 seconds?
2. If your alarm is set for 4 a.m. so you can wake up and watch a meteor shower, what time should you go to bed if you want 8 hours of sleep?
3. Long period comets take 30,000,000 years to orbit the sun. Short-period comets take 200 years to orbit the sun. What is the difference in years for a long-period comet and a short-period comet to orbit the sun?