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Time (Lapse) Travel: Orionid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers

The phenomenon occurs as earth passes through Halley's Comet's dust fragments


Stargazers around the globe were wowed over the weekend as the Orionid meteor shower rained down overhead. The Orionid meteor shower occurs each October as the Earth passes through dust remnants trailing behind Halley's Comet. This video captures the phenomenon from Mount Pinos, Calif., at an elevation of 8,361 feet.

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