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Leonid Meteor Shower May Flare Up Early Tuesday

Night sky photographer Mike Hankey of Freeland, Md., captured this dazzling Leonid meteor on Nov. 17, 2012, during the peak of the annual Leonid meteor shower.

Annual Leonid meteor shower

January 1, 1970

The annual Leonid meteor shower

hit its regular peak over the weekend, but stargazers who missed the

event may catch the second act of the shooting stars show tonight and

early Nov. 20.