The ‘Orionids‘, the meteor shower on October 21. 2007 will provide some good hours to watch.
It is expected that the Orionids could be seen better than normally this year, with possibly a score of meteors per hour visible at the peak looking east.
The waxing gibbous Moon sets by 0:30am – 2:30am, leaving a darker sky for the radiant’s best-visible time.
What is a meteor shower?
If at a particular time of year the number of meteors increases it is called a meteor shower.
The Orionids and the Aquarids, a southern hemisphere meteor shower in May, spring from Halley’s Comet.
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