Jump to content

Banner.jpg.5ed196c1e70861ebc79109e023c96067.jpg

A quick Orionid question


Recommended Posts

Suggest you look on the 20th, or morning of the 21st, however you want to count it, but don't wait until then if you can mange to look a day or two earlier, or later if you miss the peak.

The Orinids are bits left over from Halleys comet and if on the "peak" we happen to pass through a region not high in debris then it won't be a high peak.  The distribution of the bits cannot be uniform and so best to treat "peak" as a prediction or expectation, even just an intelligent guess.

If the earth happens to encounter a denser patch one or two days earlier or later then the number per hour could be higher.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 5 weeks later...

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.