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When does the Orionid Meteor Shower peak in 2019 – and what time is best to watch?

If you’re a fan of stargazing, you’ll be happy to hear that one of nature’s most stunning astronomical events is lined up for this week. The Orionid Meteor Shower takes place every year around mid-October, providing you with the perfect opportunity to see a shooting star. With up to 20 meteors every hour, the Orionid …

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How to Watch the Orionid Meteor Shower This Week

Barcroft Media/Getty Images Turn your eyes to the skies the next few nights to catch a glimpse of the beautiful Orionid meteor shower. The annual shower will begin tonight, October 18, and continue for several days, peaking between October 20 and 22. The meteors that make up the shower are the remnants of one of …

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Orionid meteor shower 2019: When to see most beautiful meteor shower of the year

Sky watchers are in for a treat this week, as one of nature’s most spectacular firework displays gets underway. The Orionid meteor shower takes place every year around mid-October, when Earth passes through an area of space littered with debris from Halley’s Comet. This debris burns up in the Earth’s atmosphere, creating fiery and colourful …

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How to Watch This Weekend’s Orionid Meteor Shower

Wikimedia Commons A spectacular celestial show will be lighting up the night sky this weekend. The Orionid meteor shower is expected to peak over the next two nights and with practically cloudless skies anticipated across much of America, eager stargazers could be in for quite a show. According to Space.com, the annual astronomical event will …

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