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Orionid Meteor Shower to Peak Oct. 20-21

Orionid Meteor Shower to Peak Oct. 20-21

As it does each year, early fall brings crisper air, turning leaves and the Orionid meteor shower. This year’s best viewing will be in the several hours around midnight Oct. 20 and before dawn on Oct. 21.

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Thursday, Nov. 17

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Thursday, Nov. 17

The best viewing for this year's Leonid meteor shower will be several hours before dawn on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 17 and 18, according to the editors of StarDate magazine. However, the rising of the half-full moon coincides with the shower and will probably wash out all but the brightest meteors.

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday, Dec. 14

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday, Dec. 14

The Geminid meteor shower will be at its best a few hours before dawn on Dec. 14, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday

The Leonid meteor shower best viewing this year will be in the two to three hours before dawn on Nov. 17 and 18, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Sunday, Dec. 13

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Sunday, Dec. 13

The Geminid meteor shower will be at its best on the evening of Dec. 13, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday, Nov. 17

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday, Nov. 17

The Leonid meteor shower best viewing this year will be in the hours before dawn on Nov. 17, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.