When to spot the Orionid Meteor shower over Merseyside this month

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The Orionid meteor shower peaks this month on Merseyside and this is when you can see it.

The Orionid shower originates from Comet Halley but are named after the Orion constellation as they usually appear in this part of the night sky.

The shower will peak on 21st October when up to 30 meteors an hour can be spotted.

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The best time to see it will be in the direction of the Orion constellation around 3am.

Your chances of spotting any meteors will depend on what the weather is like on the night, as clear skies give the best chances of viewing it.

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