Fw: This Week: Meteors from Halley's Comet

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Oct 21, 2019, 12:41:27 AM10/21/19
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Earth is entering a stream of debris from Halley's Comet, source of the annual Orionid meteor shower.
Space Weather News for Oct. 20, 2019
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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 Spaceweather.com for the full story.
 
Above: An Orionid meteor photographed by Bum-Suk Yeom of Sancheong, South Korea.
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