Draconid meteor shower will streak across the night sky this week – how to watch

THE ANNUAL Draconid meteor shower will reach its climax on Friday but the days before and after could still provide a good glimpse. If you’re located in the Northern Hemisphere and get an evening with a cloud free sky then you could see plenty of shooting stars. AlamyThe Draconid meteor shower occurs every October[/caption] The October shower has been known to provide almost 1,000 shooting stars each hour. Unfortunately, an outburst like this isn’t expected again until 2025 but you could still see a good handful per hour in 2021. How to watch Draconid meteor shower The celestial phenomenon gets its name from the Draco the Dragon constellation, which lies in the far northern part of the sky. Sometimes the meteors look like they’re flying from this point. Most read in News NEW FACTS Nancy Grace predicts what Gabby autopsy will reveal once it is finally released SHOCK TWIST Laundrie’s sis says he DID fly home to Florida after fight with Gabby in Utah CLOSING IN? Laundrie cops ‘find fresh campsite’ as fugitive’s dad agrees to HELP with hunt CAR QUIZ Laundrie’s Ford was found 16 MILES from reserve where parents claim he went hiking GABBY GRAVE Gabby Petito’s body…

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Draconid meteor shower will streak across the night sky this week – how to watch

Updated: October 7, 2021 — 10:26 am