Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 12, 2016

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tomorrow

Earthsky reports

The shower starts around the second week in December, but, in a bit of bad timing, full moon comes on the peak night (December 13-14) this year. Still, these meteors are known for being bright, so some Geminid meteors may well overcome this year’s moonlit glare. Watch on the evening of December 13 until dawn December 14. The nights before and after might be good as well. Geminid meteors tend to be few and far between at early evening, but intensify in number as evening deepens into late night. This shower favors Earth’s Northern Hemisphere, but it’s visible from the Southern Hemisphere, too.

Learn more at  Geminid meteor shower 2016 ahead | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky


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