Star gazers around the world have a spectacular celestial treatment in the store when Geminid Meteor Shower begins tomorrow. The external light exhibition can be easily seen by watching the north east from late night to the foreground. The best views on Geminid Meteor Shower come from the dark areas, away from light pollution.
Named after the bright constellation of Gemini from which they seem to radiate, Geminides are active from Tuesday 4 December to Monday 17 December
Your eyes can take a while to adapt to the darkness.
Make sure you are appropriately dressed for cold – meteorism can be a waiting game.
It is recommended that you lay on the ground and look up in the direction of radiation.
“The peak lasts for 24 hours, meaning meteor guards around the world will see this spectacle,” said Houston Jones in NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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“Expect to look up to 1
20 meteors per hour from a dark skies place but only after the first quarter the moon sets around your local time around midnight.
In fact, Gemini is one of only two meteorites produced by an asteroid.
3200 Phaethon asteroid is believed to have collided with another object sometime in its distant
The dramatic encounter has left
And this is what interacts with the upper atmosphere of the earth every year and burns up in the process and stretches over the sky like shooting stars.
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