In the United States, fireworks shows really only come around once a year on the Fourth of July. But if you pledge allegiance to the sky instead, you'll get to watch an astonishing display every time one of the planet's annual meteor showers comes around. If you love to see the sky alight with falling stars, then November is extra special. It's the double-feature of meteor showers, with both the Leonids and the Taurids setting the night on fire throughout the month.
Related: The 2009 Taurid Meteor Shower Surprises Californians
First Up: The Taurids
The Closing Act: The Leonids
Written by Reuben Westmaas October 31, 2018
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