Science Leonid meteor shower to peak Tuesday morning: What to expect

If you plan to brave the chill of a mid-November morning, and the prospects of catching a glimpse of only a few Leonids, you should get an award for perseverance.

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In recent days, I've been hearing the excited murmurings of skywatchers: "The Leonids are coming!" That is indeed true. In fact, the Leonids are expected to reach their peak before dawn on Tuesday (Nov. 18).