Leonid meteor shower

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The Leonids (Leonid meteor shower) are an annual meteor shower occurring in November.

They are called Leonids because their radiant lies in the constellation Leo. The Leonid meteors are associated with the comet Tempel-Tuttle. They appear to originate from a point in the sky near the bright star Algieba, Gamma Leonis.
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