Meteorites spread across the sky in October every year, but the peak sightings are expected on the morning of October 21, when the meteors emerge. Orionid With hundreds of meteors this month, this cosmic event occurs when the Earth passes through a stream of debris left by Comet Halley, which is the main comet of shower Orionid.
According to the British newspaper “Daily Mail”, astronomers noted that meteorites can move at a speed of 148 thousand miles per hour in the atmosphere, but leave gaseous traces in the sky that last for a few seconds.
And NASA reveals that Orionids It is one of the most beautiful meteor rains of the year, which can be seen in the northern and southern hemispheres after midnight. And theIf you are in the Northern Hemisphere or the Northeast If you are in the Southern Hemisphere look up and enjoy as much of the sky as possible. In less than 30 minutes in the dark, your eyes will adjust and you will start to see meteors.
The shower stems from a stream of debris left by Comet Halley, which winds its way into the inner solar system, and the comet’s core throws ice and rock dust into space that becomes meteors. Orionoid in October.
This month also comes with a rare blue moon that will be visible in all regions, and will not shine in blue, but it was given this name because it is the second full moon to appear in the same month, and the first occurs in the beginning of October.
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