Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 8, 2018

2018 Geminid Meteor Shower Visible 12/7 to 12l16; Peaks 12/14

EarthSky reports

The Geminid meteor shower will reach its maximum rate of activity on 14 December 2018. Some shooting stars associated with the shower are expected to be visible each night from 7 December to 16 December.

The maximum rate of meteors expected to be visible is around 100 per hour (ZHR). However, this assumes a perfectly dark sky and that the radiant of the meteor shower is directly overhead. In practice, the number of meteors you are likely to see is lower

The Moon will be 7 days old at the time of peak activity, presenting significant interference in the early evening sky.

Read more at Geminid meteor shower –

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