SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Leonid meteor shower will peak from Monday night into Tuesday morning. If conditions are right, it could be a stellar cosmic show.

The Leonids began streaking across the sky on November 6, but by Monday, there could be as many as 15 meteors per hour, throughout the night sky.

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Stargazers should begin looking for the Leonids around midnight in an area away from city lights.

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According to NASA, Leonids are the fastest meteors, traveling at a speed of about 44 miles per second.

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This year, viewing conditions are most favorable because there is no full moon.