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The Orionid meteor shower peaks this week! Here’s what to expect. – Space.com

It’s an excellent year to view the Orionids, which peak before dawn on Wednesday (Oct. 21).

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Orionid meteors streak through the starry sky over Big Bend National Park in Texas, in this composite of four shots taken by astrophotographer Sergio Garcia Rill in October 2017. (Image credit: Sergio Garcia Rill)
On a night this past summer, soon after sunset, a number of people gathered at a little-league field, not far from my home, eagerly awaiting nightfall and the appearance of the stars. We had also gathered there because there wasn’t much in the way of light pollution and we were afford…

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