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Orionid Meteor Shower Wows Weekend Stargazers

Photographer Tommy Eliassen captured this spectacular view of an Orionid meteor streaking through the dazzling northern lights and Milky Way from his camp in Korgfjellet, Hemnes, Norway, on Oct. 20, 2012, during the peak of the 2012 Orionid met

Orionid meteor shower

The 2012 Orionid meteor shower peaked early on Oct. 21, raining bits of the famed Halley's Comet on Earth to the delight of stargazers around the world.