Leonid meteor shower will peak over Merseyside this weekend


The Leonid Meteor shower will peak this weekend as 20 meteors an hour could be visible.

The weather over the weekend is set to be mostly cloudy, so spotting the shower could be hard, especially with so little meteors visible.

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This isn’t the most spectacular shower of the year, but will still fix your meteor shower craving is skies do clear up.

Astronomers say that the best time to head out will be after midnight between the two nights.

Bill Cooke of NASA told NASA, ‘Go outside, find a dark sky, lie flat on your back and look straight up, and be prepared to spend a couple of hours outside.’

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