The Leonid meteor shower

The Leonid meteor shower

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Caption: Leonid meteor shower, 1966. The meteors (shoot- ing) stars are the straight vertical lines which thicken & brighten as the meteors burn up in Earth's atmosphere. The curving lines are the trails of stars as Earth rotates during the long- exposure photograph.

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Keywords: astronomy, cosmology, journey, journeying, journeys, leonid, meteor shower, motion action, move movement moving, shooting star, travel, travelling, travels

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