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Leonid meteor shower peaks next two mornings

November 16, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
You may want to wake up extra early for a chance to witness a meteor shower. The famous Leonid meteor shower is set to put on a spectacular show on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

Scientists said your best chance to see it is two to three hours before dawn.

The streaks of light are actual pieces of comet debris being vaporized by the earth's atmosphere.