Whether you are wishing on a ‘shooting star’ or wondering about the likelihood of an asteroid ending life on earth, read on for more about the origins of comets, meteors and asteroids. Plus, discover how you can learn to observe asteroids for yourself.

 

 

 

What is it, when is it and where can I see the Leonid meteor shower this year?

19th-century astronomers went beyond cataloguing the skies to understanding their composition and predicting what could not be seen.

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