While winter is just around the corner, get set for the night sky to kick off the holiday season a little early. The Gemini meteor shower will light up the sky starting tonight (Tuesday) into Wednesday morning and evening (Dec 13 and Dec.14).
Astronomers are predicting that with the Moon rising around 8 to 9 pm local times best is to go out before so you get to see as many as 30 to 50 per hour streaking overhead – pending clear skies of course. If you can get out of the city, into a dark countryside then these numbers may increase.
For more details on the shower read my National Geographic story
Stay tuned here for worldwide LIVE hourly meteor counts starting shortly!
Tags: Geminids, meteor shower
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