Leonid meteor shower peaks tonight, producing 15 shooting stars each hour

The best time for viewing is during the early morning hours when the radiant point, the spot in the sky from which the meteors appear to originate, is high in the sky.

Ensure clear skies for optimal visibility. Clear conditions will enhance your chances of spotting the shooting stars

Check the Weather

Head to a dark and open area away from city lights. Parks, rural areas, or high vantage points make excellent viewing spots.

Find a Dark Spot

Bring a blanket or reclining chair to lie back and comfortably observe the sky. Dress warmly as temperatures can drop during the night.in Indiana's Ohio Valley.

Get Comfortable

Meteor showers can be unpredictable, so be patient. It might take some time before you see the first shooting star.

Patience is Key

Minimize the use of cell phones or flashlights to maintain night vision. Your eyes will adjust better to the dark, enhancing your meteor-viewing experience.

Avoid Artificial Lights


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