Wanted: Leonid Meteor Spotters
16 Nov 2000
(Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
The 2000 Leonid meteor shower is just around the corner. Forecasters expect at least two outbursts of shooting stars as Earth passes through debris from comet Tempel-Tuttle this Friday and Saturday. Spaceweather.com will post current meteor counts and reports from around the world beginning Thursday and continuing through the end of the shower. Space Weather invites all their readers to participate and report what they see. All you need are clear skies! Visit http://www.spaceweather.com for more information and observing tips.
And don't forget NASA's live webcast of the Leonids from the stratosphere! Visit http://www.leonidslive.com for details.