Keep your fingers crossed that aliens don't pick today to conquer our planet. They'd mess up quite a show!
The meteor shower flooded the sky around 4 a.m. this morning (Nov. 17). You can catch them again tonight or tomorrow morning, depending on your location. Check out NASA's meteor forecast
for more information. Dark skies are recommended to best enjoy the showers' effects (sorry, city folk).
To get you worked up for the showers, check out this gallery's photos from this year and those past.
Leonids streaked over Livermore, Calif., in a time exposure photograph on Nov. 18, 2001.
Sean Connelley/AP, The Oakland Tribune