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Friday, November 13, 1998 Published at 17:24 GMT


Leonids storm across the Web

By BBC News Online's Science Editor Dr David Whitehouse

There is almost as much information on the Web about the Leonids as there are shooting stars - well, perhaps not. Take your pick from this collection I have drawn together. You will find some great pictures, details on the various scientific projects underway and even one or two Webcams

  • The Leonids for the beginner and advanced meteor observer

  • Leonid 98 meteor outburst page

  • Sky and Telescope magazines meteor page

  • Watching the sky fall with the University of Western Ontario

  • Radar observations of the Leonids from Australia

  • The Leonid airborne observing mission

  • Watch a video of a meteor

  • European Space Agency report on meteor showers

  • Meteor storm hazard assessment

  • International Meteor Organisation

  • Live Leonid images from Japan

  • Live Webcast of the Leonids

  • Real time monitoring of the storm

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