Great balls of fire! Check out Taurid Meteor Shower now through - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Great balls of fire! Check out Taurid Meteor Shower now through 11/11

A Taurid fireball photographed Oct. 28, 2005 by Hiroyuki Iida of Toyama, Japan. (Source: NASA) A Taurid fireball photographed Oct. 28, 2005 by Hiroyuki Iida of Toyama, Japan. (Source: NASA)
Another fireball photographed by Lior Shamir (Michigan Tech), Cerro Pachon CONCAM, Night Sky Live Project. (Source: NASA) Another fireball photographed by Lior Shamir (Michigan Tech), Cerro Pachon CONCAM, Night Sky Live Project. (Source: NASA)
Lunar impact flash (Taurid) in several video frames. (Source: NASA) Lunar impact flash (Taurid) in several video frames. (Source: NASA)
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The Taurid Meteor Shower will peak now through Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Known for their slow speed and blazing fireballs, they're forecast to be a little more active than usual.

The fireballs are extremely bright meteors that can last for several seconds.

Skies in the Heartland will finally clear on Saturday night, so that may be your first chance at seeing them.

For more information on past Taurid Meteor Showers, you can click here to visit NASA's website.

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