The Leonid meteor shower peaks this weekend. Here’s how to see it.


Bundle up and head outside in the wee hours of the morning this weekend to check out some shooting stars. 

The Leonid meteor shower peaks early on Saturday morning. If estimates hold, people in rural areas with little light pollution should be able to see about 15 meteors per hour under good weather conditions. 

The best time for people in the Northern Hemisphere to head outside should be at around 3 a.m. ET, when moonlight won’t interfere too much with viewing the shower, according to NASA.

“The Leonids are best seen after midnight your local time, once the Moon has set,” NASA said in a skywatching videoRead more…

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