Leonid meteor shower

The Leonid meteor show peaks on the night of the 17th/18th November this year. There will be no Moon to spoil the view and hopefully no clouds either! The radiant will clear the horizon about 10:30UT, but The actual peak in activity is expected around 05:00UT of the 18th (see the chart below). Observed rates are in the region of 10 to 15 per hour.

The position of the radiant on the morning of the 18th November.

Clear skies.

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