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Unlocking the Celestial Magic: A Night Under the Leonid Meteor Shower
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Leonid Meteor Shower Returns to Illuminate UAE Skies on November 17!

Journey into the Cosmic Tapestry: Exploring the Mysteries of the Leonid Meteor Shower

Stargazing enthusiasts mark your calendars! This November 17, the renowned Leonid meteor shower is making a celestial comeback, lighting up the UAE skies. The Dubai Astronomy Group invites you to join a mesmerizing observation night atop the stunning Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah. Prepare to be awestruck as professionals guide you through this cosmic spectacle.

To secure your spot for this stellar event, simply book your tickets [DubaiAstronomy.com]. General admission is priced at Dhs250 per adult, while young stargazers under 13 can join for Dhs200. The experience kicks off at 10 pm, perfectly timed for the meteor shower’s peak visibility in the darkened sky.

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Beyond Meteor Showers: An Evening of Celestial Wonders

This event promises more than just a Leonid meteor shower sighting. The night commences with an enchanting observation of Saturn, followed by an insightful talk on the Orionids Meteor Shower. Attendees will then delve into an Arabian Astronomy session and a captivating sky mapping session, unraveling the tales behind constellations. Engage in a Q&A session to satisfy your celestial curiosity before seizing the opportunity to observe Jupiter, Saturn, and other deep-sky wonders through a telescope. Capture these celestial marvels on your phone through the provided telescopes – memories that will last a lifetime.

Leonid Meteor Shower: Why the Late Start?

Wondering why the event begins at 10 pm? The magic of the Leonid meteor shower reveals itself when the surroundings are truly dark, enhancing the visual spectacle for all attendees. Be prepared for an enchanting night that concludes at 3 am, ensuring you have ample time to rest or stock up on coffee before embarking on this cosmic journey.

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The Origin of Leonids: A Meteorological Marvel

Named after the constellation Leo, the Leonid meteor shower emanates from a specific point in the sky within Leo’s boundaries. According to earthsky.com, you might witness an impressive 10 to 15 Leonid meteors per hour with optimal darkness. In the exceptional year of 1966, the meteor rate skyrocketed to thousands per minute, akin to a celestial downpour.

Booking Details and Happy Stargazing!

Secure your spot now for an unforgettable night of celestial wonders. Visit DubaiAstronomy.com to book your tickets. The Dubai Astronomy Group awaits your presence for an evening filled with cosmic revelations, astronomical insights, and the magic of the Leonid meteor shower. Happy stargazing!

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