Orionid will bring 20 shooting stars per hour — here’s how you can see it

The Orionid meteor shower takes place every October, and the peak of the display comes on October 20 and 21 this year. On Tuesday and Wednesday this week, observers could see up to 20 shooting stars per hour. Annual meteor showers are usually the result of the Earth passing into the debris field left behind by a passing comet. The Orionid display is one of two such regular displays resulting from the passing of Comet Halley every 76 years (the other being the Eta Aquarid display each May). Hunting for the bunter At nighttime or in the pre-dawn sky, the… This story continues at The Next Web

Orionid will bring 20 shooting stars per hour — here’s how you can see it

The Orionid meteor shower takes place every October, and the peak of the display comes on October 20 and 21 this year. On Tuesday and Wednesday this week, observers could see up to 20 shooting stars per hour. Annual meteor showers are usually the result of the Earth passing into the debris field left behind by a passing comet. The Orionid display is one of two such regular displays resulting from the passing of Comet Halley every 76 years (the other being the Eta Aquarid display each May). Hunting for the bunter At nighttime or in the pre-dawn sky, the…

This story continues at The Next Web