Geminid Meteor Shower on Saturday Evening

December 12, 2014 11:17 AM

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Geminid Meteor Shower on Saturday Evening

Charlene Elyea, naturalist for the O'Brien County Conservation Board, said that people can enjoy their time on Saturday evening near the Prairie Heritage Center by seeing the Geminid meteor shower.

The Geminid meteor shower is produced by an asteroid. It makes it distinctive as compared with some other meteor showers throughout the year. An asteroid loses dust and particles when it gets close to the sun. The meteor shower is observed when the Earth's orbit goes through the path of those partic...

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