HST's orientation and viewing target during Leonid meteor shower

The anticipated celestial bombardment called the Leonid meteor storm on the afternoon of November 17th (EST) won't deter the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope from its key mission of gazing far across the universe -- as long as the view is in the opposite direction of the incoming meteor swarm.


About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:10 November 1998, 06:00
Size:640 x 463 px

About the Object

Name:Leonid Meteor Shower
Type:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Meteoroid
Solar System

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