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The Orionid meteor shower will light up the skies over the next three mornings. The shower occurs every year during the third week of October and is best seen between midnight until dawn, away from the glare of the city.

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Meteor shower Oct. 21 should be a sight, so find dark spot and get comfortable
In all the hustle and bustle of everyday life, how often do you stop and take some time to look up? On the morning of Oct. 21, I would suggest you make some time because the Orionid meteors will be showering the sky.

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More than any other month, stargazing enthusiasts await for the month of October for a handful of planetary and meteor shows, one of which is Orionids which is carried off by the famous Halley's Comet.

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The Orionid meteor shower is expected to reach peak activity this year on October 21st. Unfortunately for observers, however, we will also be under a waning gibbous moon.

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Unusually clear skies gave a handful of Puget Sound residents a glimpse of an annual occurrence -- the Orionids meteor shower.
The shower -- which hit its peak Sunday, according to the American Meteor Society -- happens when dust from Halley's comet collides with the Earth's atmosphere each year.

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On the night of Vijaya Dashami, October 21, Nepalis across the nation will see a celestial firework with hundreds of shooting stars in the north-east sky as there will be Orionid meteor shower for several hours for the first time in 11 years.
Experts predict that the Orionids could be better than average this year, with perhaps a score of 20 yellow and green meteors per hour, which are fast moving at 41.6 miles per second. The shower could be observed from the midnight till four in the morning across Nepal.

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The annual Orionid meteor shower peaks early Sunday morning and could put on a delightful display for skywatchers with clear, dark skies.

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The Orionid Meteor Shower will peak on Saturday night of this week but meteors from this shower can be seen tonight until early next week. The Orionid meteors are fast and moderately bright and although they can be seen anywhere in the sky they appear to originate near Betelgeuse, a star in the constellation Orion. The best time to view is after the moon sets for maximum sky darkness.

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