If you’re outside this evening and the sky is clear, look up. You could see a dragon.
Draco the Dragon, to be precise. And no, it has nothing to do with the character from Harry Potter. Rather, it's the Draconid meteor shower, which peaks at nightfall — not in the middle of the night, like some other night-sky offerings we’ve recently recommended — and it radiates from the dragon’s head, according to EarthSky.
If you can’t find Draco the constellation, never fear. “These meteors
fly every which way through the starry sky,” EarthSky reports. “Simply
find a dark, open sky away from artificial lights. Plan to spend a few
hours lounging comfortably under the stars.” If you can, point your feet
north or northwest to view the shower, which was also visible last