Meteor Shower

In November around the 17th, the Leonid meteor shower is worth trying to see.  It comes from the comet Tempel–Tuttle.  This is a comet with an orbital period of 33 years and passes through the constellation of Leo at this time of year.   It was independently discovered by Wilhelm Tempel on December 19, 1865 and by Horace Parnell Tuttle on January 6, 1866.

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