Full moon set to dim spectacle

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 22 November, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 22 November, 2001, 12:00am

Although next year's Leonid shower will also feature thousands of shooting stars, most of them will be blocked out by a full moon, astronomers say. They also predicted that the shower in 2034 would not match its spectacular predecessor. Those who missed this year's shower may have to wait 66 years for a similarly spectacular event.


 

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