Update Dec.13, 10 am EST: Overnight numbers of pre-peak Geminids are amazing. About 24 hours before the predicted peak observers reported seeing around 50 meteors per hour! Take a look at the chart below for details…With any luck those number should double or triple tonight. More updates this afternoon.
Worldwide Geminid observers are already reporting that they are seeing meteor numbers slowly beginning to rise the day before the scheduled peak. Early numbers from Europe Saturday night are averaging about 17 shooting stars hourly, with some counts in the low 30’s! All this points to a great show Sunday night. Check out the chart below which shows the meteor numbers as reported LIVE around the globe to the International Meteor Organization, the clearinghouse for shooting star observations.
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