Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Geminids METEOR Showers in December

December 13th through the 14th is the Geminids Meteor Shower. Considered by many to be one of the best meteor showers in the heavens. The Geminids are known for producing up to 60 multicolored meteors per hour at their peak. The peak of the shower is on the morning of December 13th, though some meteors are visible from December 6th clear through the 19th. Unfortunately, this years full moon will block out all but the brightest of meteors. The radiant point for this shower will be in the constellation Gemini. Best viewing is usually to the east after midnight.

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