Leonid Meteor Shower

Weekly Space Hangout – November 15, 2013

by Fraser Cain November 15, 2013

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: Jason Major & David Dickinson Jason Major on: Awesome New Image from Cassini Mars Was Earthlike Millions of Years Ago David Dickinson on: Comet R1 LoveJoy at its brightest Leonid Meteors this weekend MAVEN Launches on Monday Fraser Cain on: Reminder re: Comet ISON photo contest Cory Schmitz’ Aurora Photos Curiosity’s […]

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Brighter Than the Moon: Camera Captures Brilliant Leonid Fireball

by Nancy Atkinson November 19, 2012

The Leonid Meteor shower is usually notorious for the bright fireballs it can produce, but this fireball exploded with unexpected brilliance. Fortunately, an all-sky camera captured the event. NASA said there were numerous reports of a bright fireball over northwest Alabama on Sunday, Nov. 18 at approximately 7:30 p.m. EST. A check of the southeastern […]

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2012 Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

by Nancy Atkinson November 16, 2012

Early Leonids captured on Nov. 14, 2012 in Ohio. Credit: John Chumack The annual Leonid Meteor Shower has already begun, according to astrophotographer John Chumack in Ohio, who said he captured a dozen or so via his night sky video cameras earlier this week. But the peak for the Leonids this year is expected to […]

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Weekly SkyWatcher’s Forecast: November 12-18, 2012

by Tammy Plotner November 11, 2012

Greetings, fellow SkyWatchers! While we might have to contend with the Moon again, it’s still going to be a very exciting week because the Leonid Meteor Shower is back in town! The beginning of the week brings on the Pegasid meteors and we can all use a “warm up”! There’s plenty of things to do, […]

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Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks – November 17-19, 2011

by Tammy Plotner November 14, 2011

Are you ready for a good, predictable meteor shower? Then break out your favorite skywatching gear because the 2011 Leonid meteor shower is already sparkling the skies… Tammy Plotner on Google+

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