Leonid Meteor Shower Peak (Leonids)
November 16 - November 17
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 16 of November, repeating indefinitely
(Photo by Mike Lewinski)The Leonids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Tempel-Tuttle. The Leonids get their name from the location of their radiant in the constellation Leo: the meteors appear to radiate from that point in the sky.
Meteor shower peak activity: November 16-17