Topic: Meteor shower
Leonids occur when Earth passes through trail left behind by Tempel-Tuttle comet on its 33-year orbit around Sun. They are called Leonids as they radiate from Leo constellation.
The meteor shower is intensifying every year, and is best viewed between 2 am and 3 am.
During the peak, 10 to 15 meteors are likely to be visible every hour. The phenomenon will be best viewed after midnight and before dawn Tuesday and Wednesday.
One of the three strongest meteor showers, Perseids will be visible all over India and seen throughout the night.
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