Meteor Shower Tonight
Leonids peak overnight
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 16, 2012 3:24 PM CST
In this picture provided by Wally Pacholka of AstroPics.com, a Geminid fireball explodes over the Mojave Desert in 2009.   (AP Photo/AstroPics.com, Wally Pacholka)

(Newser) – The Leonid meteor shower is making its annual November visit, and it peaks overnight tonight, reports ABC News. The Leonids generally aren't the most spectacular of shows, but patient sky-watchers will likely be rewarded given the young moon. If you can't get outside, NASA plans a live feed of the night sky over Huntsville, Alabama. The bigger Geminids shower is due to peak Dec. 13.

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Scaramouche
Nov 17, 2012 1:05 AM CST
I got stuck on watch, so i have to wake the rest of the family when the shower starts getting going. Luckily, I have rum, weed, and a good book to keep me company.
coolsmoothla
Nov 16, 2012 4:54 PM CST
" I will show wonders in the heavens and in the earth " ...Joel 2:30
schmidtkoff
Nov 16, 2012 4:19 PM CST
damn. every time there's happening in the sky it's cloudy here in sc overnight. bummer.