The Leonid MeteorShower Will Light upthe Sky Monday Night You’ll want to spend an hour or twooutdoors early this week if skies are clear. The stunning sight of the Leonidmeteor shower could bring asmany as 15 shooting stars per hour. A stream of leftover fragments from a passingcomet, the Leonid meteor shower collides withEarth’s atmosphere to create shooting stars. Active from November 6th through November30th, the Leonid meteor shower will peak inthe early hours of Monday, November 18th. Since the bright moon will be hanging in thesky on Sunday and Monday, Wednesdayand Thursday might be best for visibility. Find a dark sky with low horizonsand all you’ll need is the patience tolook up — and then keep looking.