We’ll see PH skies light up with meteor shower show given favorable weather conditions

Our night sky will be lit up by spectacular meteor shower show as the Earth passes through an area of space “littered” with the debris of Halley’s Comet.

However, we need favorable weather conditions in order to see it with the naked eye, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). This means there should no or very minimal cloud cover.

The Orionid meteor shower is active throughout October. The weather bureau said the meteor shower show will be active from October 17 to 25, with peak nights from October 21 to 22.

Still, a quiet night sky may be expected even during peak nights.

The name of the phenomenon came from the Orion constellation, which is one of the brightest groups of stars in the sky. It will be most eye-catching in that part of the firmament.

Where will you be watching the meteor shower show? Share us snaps in case you catch it!

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