domingo, 21 de outubro de 2012

Orionid Meteor Shower

Space Weather News for Oct. 20, 2012

ORIONID METEOR SHOWER: Today, Earth is passing through a stream of debris from Halley's Comet, source of the annual Orionid meteor shower. Forecasters expect ~25 meteors per hour when the shower peaks on Sunday, Oct. 21st. No matter where you live, the best time to look is during the dark hours before sunrise on Sunday morning. Observers in both hemispheres can see this shower.   Visit for photos, more information, and live audio from a meteor radar.

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