2022 Leonid Meteor Shower

Seen any good fireballs lately?
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Christopher K.
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2022 Leonid Meteor Shower

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The Leonids peak in a few hours. The absolute best times to look are tomorrow morning from 2am to 5am, but please keep in mind NOAA has issued a Freeze Warning that begins at 10pm. The predictions from NOAA is that the relative humidity stays below eighty-five percent, and the cloud cover stays below ten percent. There is a zero rain chance.

The Leonid radiant rises at 11:32pm in the east, so before then a viewer will want to face north or south (whichever has darkest skies) and look about halfway up in the sky. After 11:30pm, look anywhere. Don't forget to douse property lighting, especially since a neighbor might also want to catch some Leonids.

More information:
https://www.amsmeteors.org/2022/11/view ... r-in-2022/
https://astronomy.com/magazine/news/202 ... -this-year
https://skyandtelescope.org/astronomy-n ... r-11-19-2/
https://www.space.com/leonid-meteor-sho ... -good-year
https://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentia ... or-shower/
https://www.accuweather.com/en/space-ne ... 22/1277783
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