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Monday, 21 October 2013

Orionid Meteor Shower

Space Weather News for Oct. 20, 2013

ORIONID METEOR SHOWER: Earth is passing through a stream of debris
from Halley's Comet, source of the annual Orionid meteor shower.
Forecasters expect the shower to peak on Oct. 21st with approximately
20 meteors per hour. Bright moonlight will reduce visibility,
however. The best time to look is during the hours before local
sunrise when the shower's radiant in the constellation Orion is high
in the sky. Check for more information.

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Good Clear Skies
Colin James Watling
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and
also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
Lyra Website:
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and
Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland
Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)

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