Leonids meteor shower

Leonids meteor shower

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Credit: JUAN CARLOS CASADO (starryearth.com) / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Leonids meteor shower, time-exposure image. Leonid meteor showers occur annually for about 2 days around mid-November when the Earth crosses the orbit of debris produced by the comet Tempel-Tuttle. Photographed in November 2002, from Cap de Creus, Catalonia, the easternmost point of Spain.

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