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November 19, 2001, Leonids Meteor Shower
(Click the photo for the wider image.)
from 2:00a.m. to 3:00a.m., at Oiwake in Hokkaido, Japan
* Three meteors from the Schythe of Leo
All Leonids come from around the center of the Schythe of Leo.
Orion and Leonids (Time of exposure: 3 min.)
You can see Orion's belt and small three stars, too. A long shooting star around the small three stars of Orion.
* Orion and a meteor
A meteor around Orion's belt
|| * The Schythe of Leo and a meteor (Time of exposure: 4 min.)
* Leo coming up from the forest in the east. (Time of exposure: 9 min.)
You can see the small shooting star at the center on the right.
* Canis Minor and Cancer (Time of exposure: 5 min.)
With a very small shooting star, at the center on the lower part.
* Two meteors coming from the Schythe of Leo|
We could see 3-5 meteors at the same time in the sky, but it was difficult to take a photo with several meteors in one picture. The Hokkaido newspaper took a picture with 10 meteors at the same time. How nice!
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