The Leonids - images
for this year's Leonids shower are for two peaks on 18 November
- the first visible over North and Central America, the second over
East Asia and Australia.
[Illustration courtesy of Sky & Telescope]
image of the famous Leonid meteor 'storm' of 1966 was captured by
A. Scott Murrell at New Mexico State University Observatory.
The trail of a Leonid fireball seen over Spain during the 1996
Leonid meteor shower.These 3 images were taken by Volker Gerhardt.
Europe's comet chaser - will study Comet Wirtanen in detail
[Image © ESA]
Wirtanen - destination for ESA's Rosetta spacecraft
[Image © "Observers", AlltheSky.com]