18 Nov '11, 11am

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For more than a century, the Leonid meteor shower in November has been an annual observing ritual for skywatchers. In Singapore, the Leonid meteor shower had received much publicity in 1998. From the late evening of 17 Nov (Tuesday) to the early morning of 18 Nov (Wednesday) 1998, a 35,000-strong crowd streamed into Sentosa to watch the Leonid meteor shower. Families, students and groups of teenagers pack Tanjong Beach, which is on the eastern tip of Sentosa Island. This was an ideal location because it was not much affected by sky-glow from the city lights. There were also people watching at East Coast, Changi and some polytechnics. It did not rain fire, but in a short spell when clouds dispersed in the wee hours of the morning, meteors and fireballs raced across the heavens, to the applause and cheers of an expectant audience. At about 2.30 am of 18 November, the clouds ...

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