meteor shower may flare up again
The meteor shower gets its name from the constellation Leo – the apparent region of origin for the display. But the tiny bits of space debris that are heated to incandescence as they enter Earth's atmosphere actually come from Comet Tempel-Tuttle, a
The Leonids have been known to spark thousands of shooting stars per hour some years, making it one of the most popular meteor showers in the Northern Hemisphere.
If you missed the Leonid meteor shower peak over the weekend, here's good news: This meteor shower comes with an encore, and a second peak performance is due above Ames overnight tonight. Space.com reports that about 15 meteors per hour could be
The Leonid Meteor Shower has been in the news of late, and last night, November 17th, the Meteor shower had reached its peak, but continues on through November 30th. It is called the Leonid Meteor Shower because of its
Skywatchers, prepare to wake up really early (or stay up really, really late). The 2012 Leonid Meteor shower will peak at around 4:30 a.m..