Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week In Maine
Halley’s Comet has blown by us, and now the planet earth is stuck in the middle of it's exhaust.
Tonight and tomorrow night, the 21st and 22nd, should make for a pretty cool stellar show above Maine, as thousands of particles left over from the Comet plummet to the ground below, but not before mostly burning up along the way.
The small objects will range in size from small particles to space rocks. The Orionid shower happens every year at this time, from early October to early November.
The National Weather Service is calling for a clear night this Monday night, but skies will be clouding up by Tuesday night, with rain expected Wednesday. So, you may want to skip some of Monday Night Football between the Patriots and the Jets, and take a few minutes to walk outside and enjoy the show from the heaven's above!