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Orionid Meteors tonight
Space Weather News for Oct. 20, 2019

THE ORIONID METEOR SHOWER: Earth is entering a stream of debris from Halley's Comet, source of the annual Orionid meteor shower. Last night, NASA cameras detected half a dozen Orionid fireballs over the USA--numbers that will increase as the shower reaches its peak on Oct. 21-22. Orionid meteoroids hit Earth's atmosphere at a sizzling 148,000 mph, faster than almost every other annual shower. This gives them an extra *pop* that's worth waking up early to see. Visit for the full story.

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