At this time of night, put the bucket in the kitchen sink and if you have a 3-piece airlock, take the cap and float out. Looks like this:
In the morning, clean the airlock and re-install.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk