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Watch The Orionid Meteor Shower


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The Orionids meteor shower is one of the best showers, as visitors can potentially see as many as 20 meteors each hour on moonless nights. This year, we have the moon setting early, which should give us good viewing conditions.

As well as the shooting stars, you will be able to use our high tech instruments, computers and cameras, to make your night unforgettable – including talks in the classroom and tours of the facility. To the backdrop of birds on the lake- it’s magical!

Watch Orionids meteor shower tonight at Grassholme Observatory!

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