This October is really special and even historical when it comes to celestial events! We will be having two full moons, one on Halloween night, and we will be the closest to Mars ever! And on October 21st you might be able to assist to a Orionids meteor shower! How amazing is that!
According to NASA: “The Orionids are also framed by some of the brightest stars in the night sky, which lend a spectacular backdrop for theses showy meteors.” It is considered as one of the most beautiful "show" of the year!
The meteor shower be visible in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres and will peak on October 21st after midnight. NASA recommends to find a dimly lit area to watch the meteor shower that is excepted to show over 20 meteors per hour!
If you never saw a meteor shower before, you might want to catch this one as NASA thinks it will be one of the most beautiful night!
Will you be watching the sky "dance"on October the 21st ?
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