Leonid Meteor Shower November 17, 2009

The view above is at around 1am local time facing east. Sky & Telescope reports that Earth may pass through a filament of Comet Tempel-Tuttle this year which may turn this particular shower into something spectacular - stay tuned!

NASA Science News for November 10, 2009

The 2009 Leonid meteor shower peaks on Nov. 17th with a sprinkling of meteors over North America and a possible outburst over Asia.

FULL STORY at

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2009/10nov_leonids2009.htm?list227364

 

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Updated on November 10, 2009