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Oct 21, 2012

Orionid Meteors peak Oct 21 2012 before sunrise!

Space Weather News for Oct. 20, 2012

ORIONID METEOR SHOWER: Today, Earth is passing through a stream of debris from Halley's Comet, source of the annual Orionid meteor shower. Forecasters expect 25 meteors per hour when the shower peaks on Sunday, Oct 21st.

No matter where you live, the best time to look is during the dark hours before sunrise on Sunday morning. Observers in both hemispheres can see this shower. Visit SpaceWeather for photos, more information, and live audio from a meteor radar.

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