This could be a once or twice in a lifetime event.
During the early morning of May 24th, dozens or maybe hundreds of meteors per hour could be visible! However, it’s also possible this meteor shower could be a dud. We just don’t know enough about it.
One of the most famous meteor storms occurred in 1833 when the Leonid meteors erupted into a display of thousands of meteors per hour. This likely won’t happen early Saturday morning because the source comet is not all that big and the amount of debris in space is likely not as plentiful.
- Read more: Saturday’s meteor shower