The Perseid meteor shower 2011 peaks overnight. The nearly-full moon will mask all but the brightest meteors, but even if you can't see the shooting stars, you can hear them on your FM radio.
Geminids: The meteors are — for those willing to brave the chill of a December night — a fine winter shower, and usually the most satisfying of all the annual showers.
Halley's Comet is not back yet, but remnants of Halley's Comet are creating the Eta Aquarid meteor shower this week.
The meteor in Wisconsin seen Wednesday night appeared as a fireball in the sky, shaking the ground with its accompanying sonic boom. It's not known if the meteor landed or burned up.
The Geminid meteor shower hits Sunday. Here's when and where to look.