Skywatchers, cancel your plans. The Draconid meteor shower is back in town for an early show. The name comes from the way the meteors appear to emanate from the northern constellation Draco the Dragon, which sits just above the Little Dipper in the night sky.
Keep an eye on the moon on Friday night. Photo: Paul Spinks A blue moon really does happen once in a blue moon, and we haven't seen one in several years. If you're not doing anything Friday, you should head outside or get yourself to a window so you can catch the rare event for yourself.