Photo: Leonid Meteor Shower: Best Sky Show Tuesday Predawn



Leonid meteors streak across the sky over Joshua Tree National Park in California on November 18, 2001. The horizontal streaks are stars and planets caught moving in the long-exposure photograph.

During the 2009 Leonid meteor shower, sky-watchers—depending on where they are—may see anywhere from 30 to 300 shooting stars an hour, experts say.

Photograph by Reed Saxon, AP


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