CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - There's a new meteor shower in town and it might even turn into a full-fledged storm.

Early Saturday, the planet will pass by debris from comet 209p/linear. The dusty debris is what creates the meteor shower. Scientists believe the shower could produce three, four or more - possibly a few hundred more - shooting stars per minute.

North American sky-gazers will have the best views. The shower should peak from around 2 a.m. local time until nearly dawn.

Comet 209p/linear was discovered in 2004. It will be about 7.6 million miles from earth on Saturday. Next Tuesday, the comet will pass within 5 million miles.

The shower's name is a mouthful: Camelopardalids. It's named after the giraffe constellation.

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