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Cosmic Multicultural Bucharest in the Pandemic (305) By Andrei Dorian Gheorghe

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Cosmic Multicultural Bucharest in the Pandemic (305):
AIRA’s Asteroid Day 2022 (5)
By Andrei Dorian Gheorghe (astro-photo-poetical chronicle) and Florin Alexandru Stancu (design) 
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The first presentation of the president of SARM, Valentin Grigore, at AIRA that day was called “Meteors - messengers of comets and asteroids”, and synthesized his complex astronomical and historical view about these heavenly bodies and their connections, in front of an enthusiastic audience. 
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At the end, I completed him with a short astro-humanistic discourse and then I recited an astropoem that I had published in 1999 in WGN - the Journal of the International Meteor Organization: 
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WONDERFUL FIREBALL
By Andrei Dorian Gheorghe

“What a magnitude!”
said the visual observer.
“What a color!”
said the photographic observer.
“What a wave!”
said the radio observer.
“What an aspect!”
said the telescopic observer.
“What a celestial document!”
said the video observer.

But I kept silent
because I knew
that its real brightness
will be recorded
by our souls.
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