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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

NASA: Heads Up, Earthlings! The Geminids Are Here (most meteors visible from midnight to 4 a.m. on Dec. 14)


Heads Up, Earthlings! The Geminids Are Here


Article Excerpt: "... The shower will peak overnight Dec. 13-14 with rates around one per minute under good conditions, according to Cooke. Geminids can be seen on nights before and after the Dec. 14 peak, although they will appear less frequently. "Geminid activity is broad," said Cooke. "Good rates will be seen between 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 and dawn local time the morning of Dec. 14, with the most meteors visible from midnight to 4 a.m. on Dec. 14, when the radiant is highest in the sky ..."


Reference: www.nasa.gov