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Meteor Composite (NASA, Marshall, 10/19/12) | by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
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Meteor Composite (NASA, Marshall, 10/19/12)

This is a composite, false-color image that combines meteor fall from various meteor showers (Orionids, Perseids, Geminids) from 2009-2011. All images are based on grey-scale images provided by the Meteoroid Environment Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.


Join NASA experts for an "Up All Night" Web chat to observe the 2012 Orionids meteor shower:


If you have 2012 Orionids images, you can post them to this group and hopefully they will catch the eye of the news media as they cover this beautiful event. Posting your images quickly onthe morning just after the peak is probably the key to getting the best chance to have your images picked up by the press:



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Uploaded on October 19, 2012