Meteor shower could produce up to 400 meteors per hour on Nov. 21
Here’s when to look up!
An outburst of shooting stars will explode across the sky on Nov. 21.
The Alpha Monocerotids only lasts a half-hour to an hour. An estimated rate of 400 meteors per hour could peak on Thursday night
When: Night of Nov. 21. Peak expected around 11:30 p.m. Be situated by 11 p.m. in case the show begins early.
Where: Look East. Find Orion's Belt. The meteors will look to originate just below and to the left and appear to fall out of the constellation Monoceros.
Length: 15-45 minutes
No binoculars or telescope needed, but give your eyes 15-30 minutes to adjust to the night sky. The further away from lights you are, the better the show will be. The moon should not be much of a factor for viewing.
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