Meteor shower Geminids coming and will be visible for this weekend

December 13, 2014 5:41 AM

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Regarded by many as one of the best meteor showers, the Geminids can be seen this weekend. Geminids are annual meteor showers, given their name “because their paths can be traced back to a point in the constellation of Gemini. This weekend the US and UK will be able to see what many believe is one of the best meteor showers with Geminids.

According to the Society for Popular Astronomy (SPA), these shooting stars will be visible on the night of Saturday, December 13, and Sunday, December 14. Don’t mistake the gleaming streaks of light in the sky this weekend for one of of Santa’s practice runs.

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