Forecasters predict that the highly anticipated Leonid meteor shower won’t light your hopes up this year

November 18, 2014 12:40 AM

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Forecasters predict that the highly anticipated Leonid meteor shower won’t light your hopes up this year

Every year around mid-November, debris left in the orbit of Comet Tempel-Tuttle strikes Earth’s atmosphere and creates the annual Leonid meteor shower.

The annual Leonid meteor shower is expected to peak late tonight into early Tuesday morning. But don’t get your hopes up too high. This year’s Leonids may not be as thrilling for sky watchers as they have been in the past.

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