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See the Orionids meteor shower tonight

The sky will be brighter than usual on Monday.

Posted: Oct 21, 2019 10:03 AM
Updated: Oct 21, 2019 10:48 AM

Action News Now - The sky will be brighter than usual on Monday.

Tonight, you can see the Orionid Meteor Shower, and it passes Earth every year.

According to NASA, the meteor shower will be visible from anywhere on Earth, with no binoculars or telescope needed.

"The Orionids, is considered to be one of the most beautiful showers of the year," according to NASA. "The Orionids are also framed by some of the brightest stars in the night sky, which lend a spectacular backdrop for theses showy meteors."

The best opportunity to see the meteor shower will be after midnight into the early morning Tuesday, Oct. 22.

NASA has a website where you can determine meteor shower activity where you live, HERE

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