FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Stargazers, you’ll want to keep an eye out for the Draconid meteor shower this week.
It is expected to peak Wednesday, October 7 but you can also see it on October 8, 2020.
The Draconid meteor showers is smaller and about 10 to 15 meteors will streak across the night sky in an hour.
According to NASA, the meteor shower is caused by debris from the comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner.
The best time to catch a glimpse of the meteor showers is early in the evening or right at nightfall.
You don’t have to stay up past midnight if you want to see it.
The best way to view the meteor shower is to get away from city lights.
Viewing conditions across northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio will be perfect.
If you don’t get the opportunity to check out the Draconids, there are two more meteor showers in October.
The Orionids will peak on October 20 and 21 while the Taurids will peak on October 29 and 30.
Like a good infomercial, just wait, there’s more.
November will feature the Northern Taurids and Leonids while December will feature the Geminids and the Ursids.