Leonid Meteors Peak November 17 and 18

9:39 a.m. on November 16, 2010 (EST)
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Get up very early Wednesday or Thursday if you want to wish on a shooting star. This year's Leonid meteor shower is expected to peak in the two to three hours before dawn on November 17 and 18, according to StarDate.org. A nearly full moon will wash out many of the meteors at night, but will set a few hours before dawn for better viewing. Viewers can expect to see at 15 to 20 meteors per hour if ...

Full article at http://www.trailspace.com/blog/2010/11/16/leonid-meteors.html

3:58 a.m. on November 17, 2010 (EST)
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I thought this article had a lot of good info on the history of the Leonids:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40154429/ns/technology_and_science-space/

6:26 a.m. on November 17, 2010 (EST)
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Thanks for sharing that link, SnowGoose.

Unfortunately, it is raining here, so no visible meteors.

9:26 a.m. on November 17, 2010 (EST)
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Nice and clear her in Norway, and predawn extends to about 6:30 or 7 AM right now. (Official sunrise tomorrow is at 9:49, but we have a long twilight period). May have to go for an early morning ski tour in Estanstadmarka...

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