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Orionids Meteor Shower

October 7 - November 7

The Orionids are a medium strength shower that sometimes reaches high strength activity. In a normal year the Orionids produce 10-20 shower members at maximum. In exceptional years, such as 2006-2009, the peak rates were on par with the Perseids (50-75 per hour). Recent displays have produced low to average displays of this shower.

Next period of activity: October 2nd, 2019 to November 7th, 2019

Next Peak – The Orionids will next peak on the Oct 21-22, 2019 night. On this night, the moon will be 45% full.

Details

Start:
October 7
End:
November 7
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Venue

The Night Sky
Look Up At Night CA United States

Organizer

Nature