Science Could clouds quash the camelopardalids? (+video)

The north-central United States offers the best viewing conditions for this weekend's predicted meteor shower. Elsewhere in the nation, clouds and rain could make watching the celestial fireworks tricky.

By , SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist

Science@NASA

If you're hoping to get a view of tonight’s (May 23) highly anticipated new meteor shower, the weather will be the biggest factor. For skywatchers in the United States, the north-central part of the nation will have the best weather for viewing shooting stars.