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Orionid Meteor Shower Brings Some Pretty Spectacular Photos

22/10/2014 1:47 AM AEDT | Updated 26/10/2014 7:59 AM AEDT

The annual Orionid meteor shower peaked last night, and camera-packing skywatchers got some pretty great photos -- just scroll down for a look.

If you'd like to take photos of your own, you'll have another chance. Astronomers say more shooting stars are on the way tonight -- and perhaps for the next several days.

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Photo of the Orionids taken by BG Boyd at 5 a.m. on Oct. 21, 2014 in Saguaro National Park East in Tucson, Ariz., and shared with The Huffington Post.

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Orionid meteor streaking across Orion over Canaveral National Seashore in Florida on Oct. 21, submitted by Derek Demeter to HuffPost.

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Photo of the Orionids taken by BG Boyd at 5 a.m. on Oct. 21 in Saguaro National Park East in Tucson, Ariz., and shared with HuffPost.

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Orionid meteor captured by a NASA meteor camera located in southern Arizona in the pre-dawn hours of Oct. 12, 2014.

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今日オリオン座流星群が見えるよ🌠#Meteor shower#Orionids

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