The Leonids are tonight! Should you watch? Oh, yes. Here’s how, when, and why to watch the meteor shower tonight—along with something strangely colorful you may be able to spot in this year’s shower.
The Leonid meteor shower peaks this weekend. Not the year's most dazzling shower, and it'll be competing with the light of a full Moon, but you'll want to keep your eyes peeled if you find yourself outside in the early morning hours. If you're feeling optimistic, SPACE.com has some good viewing tips.
This year's Leonid meteor shower peaks during the pre-dawn hours of Saturday, November 17th, and it's shaping up to be a beautiful night for stargazing. According to NASA, tonight's shower could be one of the best Leonid displays in years. Here's everything you need to know to spot as many meteors as possible.