A peak performance by Geminid meteor shower: See it live or online

Geminids

One of the best meteor showers of the year is set to put on a performance Friday night, but if you can’t catch the cosmic display in person, you can watch it live online.    The Geminid meteor shower — named for the constellation Gemini — is peaking late tonight into Saturday morning, potentially treating stargazers in light-free areas to about 90 to 120 meteors per hour. Observers can expect to get the best views of the shower, weather permitting, at around 4 a.m. local time in the wee hours of Saturday morning after the waxing moon sets, according to Bill Cooke, head of NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office.….MORE

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2 Responses to A peak performance by Geminid meteor shower: See it live or online

  1. Yes, to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free
    Silhouetted by the sea, circled by the circus sands
    With all memory and fate,
    driven deep beneath the waves
    Let me forget about today until tomorrow……..
    -snow angels

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  2. Capt Jill says:

    thanks for the post! it was too cloudy here to see anything last night, but thanks to you I can see it online, I would have forgotten to look it up otherwise.

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