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

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The Orionid Meteor Shower

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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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