Dazzling Shooting Stars

The impending encounter between Earth and a cloud of particles ejected from comet Tempel-Tuttle is likely to produce a dazzling meteor shower, visible over North America in the early morning hours of Nov. 18. Bill Cooke of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center provides forecasts and viewing conditions for this year’s Leonid storm.

Go to: http://see.msfc.nasa.gov/see/Leonid_Forecast_2001.html and http://leonid.arc.nasa.gov/.

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