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The Leonid Meteor Shower Revealed: Shooting Star Show's Brilliant History


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- 1400 days ago - space.com
The Leonid meteor shower is back this month but there's a long history associated with the annual skywatching event. It all began on the night of Nov. 12, 1833, when the Western Hemisphere unexpectedly came under attack by a firestorm of shooting stars...



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Michelle M. (5)
Thursday November 18, 2010, 12:28 pm
ooh, will have to watch these!
 

Roger Garin-michaud (62)
Sunday April 24, 2011, 2:10 pm
very interesting thanks
 
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