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Orionid Meteor Shower Photos of 2013 (Gallery)

  • Orionids Meteor Shower 2013 in Cape May, NJ

    Orionid's Meteor Shower 2013 in Cape May, NJ
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    CREDIT: Chris Bakley
  • Aurora, Milky Way, and Orionid Meteor Over Norway

    Aurora, Milky Way, and Orionid Meteor Over Norway
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    CREDIT: Tommy Eliassen
  • 2013 Orionid Meteor Captured by All-Sky Network #2

    2013 Orionid Meteor Captured by All-Sky Network #2
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    CREDIT: NASA All-Sky Fireball Network
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    Learn why famous meteor showers like the Perseids and Leonids occur every year.
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    CREDIT: Karl Tate, SPACE.com contributor
  • 2013 Orionid Meteor Captured by All-Sky Network

    2013 Orionid Meteor Captured by All-Sky Network
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    CREDIT: NASA All-Sky Fireball Network
  • Meteor Over Florida

    Meteor Over Florida
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    CREDIT: 'pescude'
  • Possible 2013 Orionid Meteor Over Meridian, Idaho

    Possible 2013 Orionid Meteor Over Meridian, Idaho
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    CREDIT: Jay Shaw
Astrophotographer Chris Bakley sent in a photo of an Orionid meteor from North Cape May, NJ. The shot was taken only a couple minutes after moonrise while the moon was still low on the horizon. The larger star in this picture is Venus, and the moon was behind him. Image submitted on Oct. 21, 2013. [Read the Full Story behind the photo here.]

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