Geminids Meteor Shower

Date: December 13, 2023 - December 14, 2023

Time: 10:00 pm - 3:00 am

Event Description

The Geminid meteor shower occurs between November 19 to December 24 and this year will peak on the nights of December 13 and 14.  The shower can produce 130 to 140 meteors per hour on a clear sky.

2023 will be a great year for Geminid meteor shower viewing as it peaks around the time of the new moon..

The debris that falls onto Earth’s atmosphere during this meteor shower comes from the asteroid Phaethon.

The meteor shower’s radiant is located in the constellation Gemini, which rises around sunset.

 

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Geminids Meteor Shower