The latests noises were heard in Colorado.
Dry your eyes and grab your binoculars. There's still plenty to see.
The trick is to show up early, experts say.
Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 12 with up to 150 meteors per hour.
A newly discovered branch of the Taurids meteor stream increases the risk to Earth but is a "lottery," scientists say.
One of 12 major showers, the Leonids are projected to shoot up to 15 meteors an hour into the night sky.