Weekend Meteor Shower for New England

Nov 18, 2006
An example of a meteor in the night sky.

(AP) -- Stargazers in New England, New York and Western Europe could see an "outburst" of hundreds of meteors this weekend during the annual Leonid meteor shower - if the skies are clear enough.



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