Meteor shower fails to impress

Astronomers said it would be a once-in-a-lifetime meteor shower, but it fell flat overnight.  The May Camelopardalids was supposed to light up the sky across North American with as many as 200 meteors falling towards Earth each hour, but most people didn’t see a thing.

We spoke to NASA Astronomer Carl Hergenrother to see why we didn’t see many meteors.

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