BOSTON (CBS) – Keep an eye to the sky, New England, the Draconid meteor shower is expected to peak Friday night.

EarthSky.org says the Draconids typically only produces a handful of meteors per hour, but it has an interesting history. In some years, it has featured hundreds or even thousands of meteors per hour.

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“No outburst is predicted for this year, but then, you never know for sure,” EarthSky says.

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Unlike most meteor showers, the best time to catch the Draconids is right at the start of nightfall.

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The Boston area should have clear skies for meteor-viewing Friday night, but a bright crescent moon could interfere, according to EarthSky.