Leonids 2000 : NOAA-images
DMS-members observing the Leonids 2000
Below you will learn about the weatherconditions at 16/17 and 17/18 november in the Netherlands and Belgium and in Portugal and Spain, the locations where DMS-members observed the Leonids 2000. Compare these images to the series of weatherbulletins produced by Jacob Kuiper.
NOAA-image on november 17 at 05:02 UT of the Netherlands and Belgium
Please note we observed the Leonids under very fine cloudless skies!
Only some very small cloudpatches are left in the western part of the country after the passage of the coldfront which is now situated above western Germany.
NOAA-image on november 18 at 04:50 UT of the Netherlands and Belgium
Please note some parts of the country were clouded out but not all!
NOAA-image on november 17 at 05:02 UT of Spain and Portugal
Please note observers in southern Portugal experience fine Leonid weather conditions.
Observers located in the south-western part of Spain too have fine observing weather but the south and eastern part of Spain is still covered by clouds.
NOAA-image on november 18 at 04:50 UT of Spain and Portugal
Now the southern half of Portugal and Spain is clear but some cloudpatches still remain.
|This page was last modified on November 21, 2000 by
Jacob Kuiper and Casper ter Kuile