Orionids meteor showering peaks this weekend: How to watch

October 19, 2017 - Supermoon


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There are 3 months left in 2017, and in that time, skywatchers will be means to see dual meteor showers, a supermoon and dual planets right subsequent to one another in a night sky. Find WeatherSphere elsewhere on a internet: http://www.weathersphere.com http://www.facebook.com/weathersphere Download a Storm Shield App: iPhone: http://bit.ly/stormshieldapp-ios30 Android: http://bit.ly/stormshieldapp-android Phone Call Alerts: http://bit.ly/stormshield-phonecall

The Orionid Meteor Shower peaks during a finish of each October. Courtesy: Brocken Inaglory around Wikimedia



The Orionids meteor showering is set to rise this weekend, some-more privately Friday and Saturday night.

In a peak, you’ll be means to see anywhere between 10 and 20 meteors an hour, presumption a continue cooperates.

The best observation is typically in a early morning hours, and this year’s uncover is advantageous adequate to have a new moon on Oct. 19, that means a skies will be additional dark.

You should be means to see a meteors anywhere in a sky, though they issue from a Orion constellation, that is how a Orionids got a name.

The Orionids are ruins of Haley’s Comet, one of a many famous comets here on Earth, that final flew by a world in 1986 and approaching to lapse in 2061.

Follow Storm Shield Meteorologist Jason Meyers via a Storm Shield app on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Download a Storm Shield Weather Radio App for your iPhone or Android device and get serious continue alerts wherever we are. Named by Time.com one of a best continue apps for your iPhone.

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