Leonid meteor shower
Several Leonids meteors are seen streaking through the sky over Joshua Tree National Park, Calif., looking to the south in the Southern California desert in this approximately 25-minute time exposure ending at 3:45 a.m. PST (11:45 UT) Sunday, Nov. 18, 2001. Two are visable at center, one partly hidden behind a Joshua tree branch. Two more faint meteors are just above the scrub brush at lower right, and two other faint meteors appear at top and center left.. The Leonid shower occurs each Nove...