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How to see the 2020 Orionid meteor shower reach its dazzling peak this week – CNET

This week brings prime prime meteor spotting, as the shooting star extravaganza peaks.



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Halley’s Comet in 1986.
Look up skywatchers. The Orionid meteor shower, already active and visible now, is about to have its best week. 
The Orionids are considered a major meteor shower based on the amount of visible meteors that can be seen racing toward inevitable doom during its active period, which runs roughly from the first week of October to the first week of November. 
The American Meteor Society forecasts that a handful of meteors per hour may be visible this week, with that n…

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