If you want to see “shooting stars” this week just look to the northern night sky right after dark.
This week sees the peak of the Draconid meteor shower, an annual event that sees around 10 “shooting stars” per hour appear in the night sky.
Like all meteor showers, it’s best seen in dark skies and requires patience, but while most such displays are best viewed after midnight, there’s something very different about the Draconids.
The one can be viewed right after dark. In fact, it’s going to be at its best right through the night—and there’s a reason for that.
Here’s everything you need to know about seeing “shooting stars” during this peaks Draconid meteor shower.
What is the Draconid meteor shower?
Occurring from October 6-10,