Re: Leonids, a question

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Tue Nov 20 2001 - 20:56:50 MST

> >Andrew Clough:
> >>This brings me to something I found a little
> >>puzzling. Near the beginning of the shower, the meteors seemed to be
> >>brighter than the ones that came later.

Perhaps a layer of haze formed as the night wore on. The gradual
reduction in the brightness of the stars would not be noticed, but
some of the light from the meteors would be blocked. spike

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