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14 November 2012

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Everything you need to know: Leonid meteor shower 2012 - EarthSky
The famous Leonid meteor shower is nearing its annual peak. Here's all you need to know to watch the 2012 Leonid shower.
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Leonid meteor shower peaks this week - wdbj7.com
What's is often considered one of the best of the annual meteor displays will reach its peak this week.
www.wdbj7.com/.../wdbj7-leonid-meteor-shower-peaks-this-w...

Taurid, Leonid: Meteor Showers This Month
Gold Star Daily World News (blog)
In the coming weeks, two meteor showers are expected to light up the night sky and if you're a bit of an astronomy fan, then you should take note of these dates. First, on November 12, is the Taurid Meteor Shower which is expected to peak in the early ...

5 Steps to Get the Most Out of Your Next Meteor Shower
Money Talks News (blog)
Some years the heavens never deliver, but over the next month two meteor showers coincide with almost nonexistent moons. So to make your next meteor shower the best you've seen yet, just follow these tips, which I've learned from years of meteor ...

Leonid meteor shower to fill skies later this week
China Post
The Leonid meteors, which will peak on Nov. 17 at 5: 30 p.m. is expected to fall at a rate of 20 stars per hour, while a new moon is not likely to interfere in the viewing, museum officials said. Further, visibility of the meteors will increase near ...
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Ohio Northern Astronomy Club to host event
Ada Herald
ADA - The Ohio Northern University Astronomy Club will be hosting an astronomy event for the public at the ONU Observatory on Saturday, Nov 17, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is planned to coincide with the peak of the Leonid Meteor Shower.

Leonid Meteor Shower
Examiner.com
The Leonid Meteor Shower will begin on November 13, 2012 and it will have a peak of activity around the morning of November 17 or 18th and another on the morning of November 20, 2012. Astronomy experts state that this year's display will not be as ...

Meteors beginning late night November 10, moon and Venus before dawn ...
EarthSky (blog)
Then cap off a night of meteor watching by viewing the waning crescent moon with the dazzling planet Venus before sunrise Sunday, November 11. At mid-northern latitudes, you can watch for the North Taurid meteors to start flying through the sky around ...

Holiday Season is Meteor Shower Season
Patch.com
It's that of the year. No, not the time you spend loads of money at retail outlets for Christmas gifts — it's time for spectacular meteor showers. Astronomers anticipate three meteor showers this November and December. Nov. 12: Taurid Meteor Shower ...

Leonid meteor shower peaks this week - CBS News
Debris from Temple-Tuttle comet will light up night sky all week in annual meteor shower.
www.cbsnews.com/.../leonid-meteor-shower-peaks-this-week/

Taurid Meteor Shower tonight - 12/11/2012
An incredible shot surprising a Taurid fireball in 2008. (c) Jeffrey Berkes Right after midnight, the Taurid meteor shower are expected to peak, provid.
www.zmescience.com/space/taurid-meteor-shower-11-12-2012/

The Taurid Meteor Shower This Weekend | Weather | Wiz Army News
The Taurid meteor shower will be highly visible this weekend as we are still in the tail of Comet Encke. The best time to view these meteors will be between the ...
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When is the Spectacular Leonids Meteor Shower 2012 Peak: Where and When ...
Patch.com
With most of the year's meteor showers behind us, the Leonid meteor shower is on its way. The famous Leonids are expected to peak on Nov. 17 in the pre-dawn hours. These meteors are fast (about 40 miles per second) and can leave trails of smoke, ...

Leonid Meteor Shower To Peak, Shine On Moonless Night This Weekend
RedOrbit
The meteor shower will be visible during the latter half of the week, peaking early Saturday morning. Those in the Eastern part of the country should see the greatest rate – about two-dozen events per hour –between midnight and 3:00 am. The viewing ...

What Is A Meteor? - MonkeySee
Science expert Emerald Robinson explains what a meteor is.
monkeysee.com

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