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Q&A: General Astronomy and Space Science

Q:
For four nights in a row (Nov. 2001) I've seen a falling star. Each star seems to follow the same path and all have been around 9:30 and 10:00pm. Does that mean anything special?

A:
For information on the 2001 Leonids, visit http://leonid.arc.nasa.gov/comet.html and http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/astronomy/leonid_watching_011106-1.html .

For information on Chandra & the 2001 Leonids see our Chandra Chronicles articles at: http://chandra.harvard.edu/chronicle/0401/leonids_part2.html and http://chandra.harvard.edu/chronicle/0401/leonids.html .

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