Orionid Meteor Shower 2014 Peaks Early Tuesday Morning

October 20, 2014 5:40 PM

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Orionid Meteor Shower 2014 Peaks Early Tuesday Morning

The 2014 Orionid meteor shower will peak early Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, and it should be quite a show.

"We expect to see about 20 meteors per hour," Bill Cooke, head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, said in a written statement. "With no Moon to spoil the show, observing conditions should be ideal."

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