NASAGeminids 2017 The bright meteors are fragments of Asteroid 3200 Phaethon
According to scientists, Geminids have a much slower speed than other meteors and typically come in at an angle in the sky.
The Geminids are typically one of the best meteor showers of the year, with 50 or more meteors streaking across the sky per hour.
You don't need any special equipment to see the shower, but you do need a fair bit of patience. "Since then, the Geminids have gradually strengthened to become the strongest annual shower, with peak rates of about 120 per hour", he said. The farther away from light pollution you are, the better the show will be.
A great night ahead for viewing the meteor shower.
The only equipment you need to see the meteors are your eyes. In addition, you should give your eyes about 20 - 30 minutes to adjust to the darkness. The agency is streaming the meteor shower tonight, broadcasting from the Automated Lunar and Meteor Observatory at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
"This year, the nice thing is that the sky is going to be nice and dark, it's going to be clear, the weather is going to be comfortable".
But if you are a constellation aficionado, don't focus mainly on the Gemini constellation.
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