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The Leonid Meteor Shower Will Bring Shooting Stars This November — How and When to See It – Travel+Leisure

See shooting stars light up the night sky in the middle of the month.



In 1966, thousands of meteors burst from the heavens and illuminated the sky for a brief 15-minute period — eyewitnesses reported that the shooting stars almost looked like rain, given how many there were. This wasn’t a typical meteor shower, but a full-blown meteor storm, a phenomenon that’s been happening as part of the Leonid meteor shower for centuries.
While this year’s shower is expected to produce far fewer meteors — the dazzling storms only happen every 33 years or so — you can still look…

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