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Orionid Meteor Shower Will Peak Tomorrow Night (October 21, 2022)

Orionids Meteor Shower 2007
Orionids meteor shower in 2007. Photo by Brocken Inaglory.

Tomorrow night, October 21, the Orionid meteor shower will peak with as many as 20 meteors per hour on average. The meteors will appear to radiate from the Orion constellation. I hope you will be able to enjoy this month’s largest meteor shower!

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Orion Constellation Map IAU
Orion Constellation Map. Credit: IAU and Sky & Telescope magazine (Roger Sinnott & Rick Fienberg).
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Paul Tomaszewski is a science & tech writer as well as a programmer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of CosmoBC. He has a degree in computer science from John Abbott College, a bachelor's degree in technology from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, and completed some business and economics classes at Concordia University in Montreal. While in college he was the vice-president of the Astronomy Club. In his spare time he is an amateur astronomer and enjoys reading or watching science-fiction. You can follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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