Unicorn Meteor Shower Tonight May Be Best in Decades

The Unicorn meteor shower occurs every year, but tonight could be special, perhaps showering Earth with dozens of shooting stars every minute — but it won’t last long.

Each year, the Earth passes through several clumps of debris, producing our regular meteor shower. One of the lesser-known of these is the Unicorn meteor shower, which peaks around November 21. There are reasons to believe tonight’s show might be spectacular, treating viewers to several shooting stars per minute.

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