SAULT SAINT MARIE, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – NASA says sky gazers are in for a treat during the month of November, but this week is the highlight for the annual Leonid meteor shower as it gains intensity.

The Leonid meteor shower will peak after midnight in the early hours of Friday, November 18. Its peak it could deliver approximately 15 to 20 meteors per hour, according to NASA.

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The Leonid meteor shower, caused by debris left behind by the comet Tempel-Tuttle, gets its name from the way it appears to originate from the constellation Leo.