The peak of the phenomenon will have on October 21.
October 21 from midnight to dawn in the sky over Ukraine can be seen Starfall, which experts have dubbed the orionids.
According to astronomers, this title is due to the fact that the meteor shower radiant is in the constellation of Orion.
Scientists stress that the meteor shower will be bright enough, so it can easily be seen from Earth.
It is expected that the orionids will be dominated by shades of red, orange, yellow, blue and green.
The meteors will overcome the atmosphere at a speed of about 70 km/s. Power flow will be from 20 to 25 meteors per hour.
According to astronomers, the meteor shower of orionid will be the result of the activity of comet Halley.
Earlier we told you that in October, Ukrainians will be able to enjoy meteor showers.
The first stars “the dragonborn” was launched in early October and peaked 8-10 numbers. It was the meteor showers, which often have a yellowish or reddish color. To observe the meteor shower was about the constellation Draco in the Northern hemisphere, that is in Ukraine.
Start the meteor rain was expected just after sunset and end around midnight. The peak period of the meteor shower dropped just three nights. In an hour you could see the bright 5-18 combustible particles.
The October meteor shower recurs every year from 6 to October 10. The ground at this time passes through the dust debris left by comet Giacobini-Zinner. Usually meteors are not more than several dozen per hour, but there are exceptions.
The second meteor shower called “oriundi” some time had to pass in parallel with the first. Streams of meteors began on 2 October and end – November 7. The peak period of this meteor shower expected on October 20 and 21.
Experts call this meteor shower is one of the most spectacular. It are large, high speed, high degree of brightness and a special shimmer in the form of long strokes (“tails”). The number of burning particles of comets will average from 15 to 22.
It takes place in the constellation of Orion, it is our planet every year is approximately October 16. The phenomenon can watch the people of southern and Northern hemisphere.
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