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Orionids Meteor Shower

October 7 - November 7
The Night Sky, Look Up At Night CA United States

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 […]

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Northern Taurids Meteor Shower

October 20 - December 10
The Night Sky, Look Up At Night CA United States

This shower is much like the Southern Taurids, just active a bit later in the year. When the two showers are active simultaneously in late October and early November, there is sometimes an notable increase in the fireball activity. There seems to be a seven year periodicity with these fireballs. 2008 and 2015 both produced […]

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