• Orionid Meteor Shower 2018: 7 stunning photos of nature's light show

    By: Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    The Orionid meteor shower, which occurs from Oct. 2 to Nov. 7 every year thanks to debris from Halley's Comet, peaked this weekend, offering stunning light displays in the night sky.

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    Social media lit up with images of the celestial phenomenon. Here are some of our favorites:

    1. Glacier National Park, Montana

    Photo by John Ashley Fine Art Photography, Facebook

    On this opening day of Montana's hunting season, I managed to bag 35 meteors between moonset (04:00) and dawn (06:30)...

    Posted by John Ashley Fine Art Photography on Sunday, October 21, 2018

    2. Standen, East Grinstead, England

    Photo by @simon_halstead, Twitter

    3. Japan

    Photo by Kouji Ohnishi, Facebook

    #Starryscape Picture of the Day 2018 Oct 22

    Posted by Kouji Ohnishi on Monday, October 22, 2018

    4. Normanton, England

    Photo by @Michiko_Smith, Twitter

    5. Iceland

    Photo by @clukinmarvelous, Instagram

    6. Long Island, New York

    Photo by @GSBImagesMBusch, Twitter

    7. Canyonlands National Park, Utah

    Photo by @charnick_wx, Twitter

     

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