Swam of meteorites: the Orionides


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Visible from the 2nd of October to the 07th of November (maximum of intensity on the 21st of October), this swarm has its birth with the passage of Halley's Comet.

This means that the meteorits that you see are dust of the Halley's Comet.

The show is quite uneven.

Sometimes occur bursts of activity.

Equatorial Coordinates
lambda : 208°
alpha : 095°
delta : +16°

This swarm of shooting stars can be seen during all October.

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The density of the swarm is about 30 per hour.
It should be noted that meteorites are extremely fast and can reach 66 km/s.
They are therefore very fleeting, but leave a trail visible for a few seconds.

The shooting stars are visible between the constellations of Orion and Gemini.
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