(CNN)Shooting stars and fireballs could create quite a show in the night sky this week courtesy of two meteor showers.
Look up for two meteor showers this week
The Draconid meteor shower will be active through October 10, although Tuesday night might afford the best view.
The South Taurid meteor shower is expected to peak on the evenings of October 9 and 10, according to the American Meteor Society. If this doesn't pan out, the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's Observer's Handbook suggests that the peak could be on November 6.
Look out for the Draconid meteor shower in the early evening or nightfall. This won't be one you have to stay up past midnight to see.
The full moon is on October 13, but even in the days leading up to it, the bright moon may obscure the light of the meteors. However, the Draconid meteor shower is on the smaller side. Expect to see a few meteors streak across the sky in an hour.
The Draconid meteor shower is created by debris from the comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner. The shower gets its name because the meteors appear to be coming from the direction of the constellation Draco the Dragon.
The South Taurid meteor shower will last through November, averaging about fiv