You should be able to see it already, but it peaks on the 12th.
Step outside and have a look!
We caught the last Leonid meteor shower back in 1998 and it was quite a show. I believe this one will be also. Over the past month or so, I have noticed an increased meteor count, some with long, bright tails.
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I love to watch the meteor showers, seeing a shooting star is such an awesome sight. This week (started last night) and through next week is the time to watch the Lyrid Meteor Showers. I live in a rural area so I can see them beautifully. Here are a few tips from AOL about watching them...