Geminids This weekend, viewers will be able to see 60 meteors in an hour

Geminids This weekend, viewers will be able to see 60 meteors in an hour

(WJW) – What could be the best meteor shower of 2020 this weekend.

NASA reports The Gemini Meteor Shower takes place between December 4 and December 17 each year, with December 13 and December 14 being the best nights to see.

NASA reports The summit will take place on the night of December 14 from the morning of December 14. The Northern Hemisphere should look good all night, with the peak around 2 a.m. Sunday.

Observers can expect to see close to 60 meteors per hour, According to NASA.

Meteor rates are expected to be even better this year than usual, NASA said Reports, Because its top almost overlaps with the new moon. That means darker skies and no moonlight: prime viewing conditions.

Some activities will appear in the days before and after.

Meteor showers occur when the earth passes through dust carts. These dusty pathways then burn into the Earth’s atmosphere to form meteor showers.

Ecuador stronomy also lists many other astronomical events remaining this year:

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