Leonid Meteor shower observed in Hua Hin

On Tuesday 17 November 2009 at 22:00 in front of the Club House at Majestic Creek Country Club, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khirikhan, Asst. Prof. Boonyaraksa Sunthorntham, director of National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT), member of Ministry of Science and Technology together with leading Thai  scientists, astronomers and members of presses have waited with excitement for the Leonid Meteor shower.  

Equipped with 5 telescopes they have prepared themselves to observe this astronomical phenomenon.  After midnight, when the sky became clear Leonid Meteor shower could be easily seen on the sky.

The first Leonid in Hua Hin was seen at 01:04. About 31 Leonids per hour could be seen until 05:00.  There were eventually 127 Leonids seen in Hua Hin. Other provinces in Thailand could observe the Leonid Meteor shower  too, except some areas covered with cloud; Doi Inthanon, Chian Mai, Chachoengsao, Saraburi and the South of Thailand.

Reported by Natsupa Dechapanya

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