According to Nasa, this meteor storm
would result "from the dust of periodic comet 209P/LINEAR, a Jupiter family comet discovered by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research project in 2004".
Last year's Leonid meteor storm
yielded rich research results for Nasa astrobiologists," said Dr Peter Jenniskens, a Nasa astronomer based at Ames Research Centre and principal investigator for the airborne research mission.
The immense Leonid meteor storm
of that year caught everyone by surprise even though in Europe it happened in daylight.
There's also a small chance the West Coast and Hawaii will see a second, even greater meteor storm
around 4 a.
It might seem that way when a meteor storm
pelts Earth next month.
6 Kyodo A meteor storm
expected to pass near the earth Nov.
All of these concerns could become moot on November 17, when a large meteor storm
is expected to send as many as 100,000 meteorites crashing into the Earth's atmosphere.
Then, toward the end of the year, we probably have our best shot at seeing a meteor storm
erupt from the constellation of Leo (page 86).
Exciting new articles and media in Encarta '95 include a photo of the meteor storm
on Jupiter; video of the Hubble space telescope repair; and new biographies of notable political figures and activists, such as recently confirmed Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic, the first African-American woman elected to the U.
In "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" for the Game Boy Advance, players will travel through 24 fun-filled levels including Retroville, the Yokian moon, a meteor storm
, and a Yokian chase through space.
When a transport vessel carrying 40 people crashes on a desert planet after being caught in a meteor storm
, there are few survivors.
Meteors in a meteor storm
, and only two or three have ever been recorded in history.