Orionid meteor shower

Take a look outside late tonight:

According to NASA’s website: “Earth will pass through a stream of debris from Halley’s Comet, (the) source of the annual Orionid meteor shower. Forecasters expect 25 meteors per hour when the shower peaks on Oct. 21.”

The best part of this cosmic display: No telescope required—but you may need an alarm clock. According to L.A.’s Griffith Observatory, the brightest displays will fall between 11 p.m. Saturday and 5:40 a.m. Sunday, Pacific time.

At this point I’m just going to assume there will 100% cloud cover where I am since that seems to the trend for these sort of things. However, I will still at least take a peak outside in hopes of catching a glimpse of things.

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