Meteor showers to watch out for in 2019, including the Orionids

29 October 2019
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Get your telescopes and cameras ready as space fans are in for another celestial treat this month. The Orionid meteor shower is set to grace our skies, with the chance to see up to 20 meteors per hour.

Every year our skies are lit up by returning meteor showers, from Quadrantids and Lyrids to Draconids and Geminids. If the weather conditions are in our favour and the moon isn’t too bright, it’s possible to see some spectacular shooting stars in action.

But when, where and how can you see the meteor showers of 2019? We’ve compiled a complete guide to the magnificent, must-see sights, which have left mankind awestruck for centuries.

From the science behind meteor showers to the best stargazing spots, here is everything you need to know.

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