The Geminids Meteor shower will take place on 14 December 2023. There will be 120 shooting stars per hour, with more than one appearing every minute. It is all ready to make the sky look beautiful. The stars will be visible at the place with minimum dust and light. The northernmost countries will get the best view of the stars. We have discussed all the details of Geminids Shower 2023 below. Continue reading with us for more information.
Geminids Meteor Shower 2023 Date And Time
Geminids Meteor shower will be available to watch in India on 14 December 2023. The timings are said to be 6:53 pm Indian Standard Time. It will continue to the morning of 15 December 2023 at 6:36 am. There will be around 120-150 meteors per hour. It indicates more than one meteor per minute. The meteor shower will continue on the peak dates of 13 December 2023 to 14 December 2023. However, the peak time is said to be around 2:00 am UTC.
Why Geminid Meteor Getting So Much Craze And Importance?
Geminids Meteor is said to be one of the most active meteors to happen in Earth’s atmosphere. Most of the meteors have no color or white color. However, the Geminds are mostly white or yellowish. They are sometimes seen in green and blue colors as well. The best way to notice these shooting stars is to go to a place away from the city lights and dust. A village will be more suitable. Give yourself and your eyes at least 30 minutes to get used to the darkness. You can witness the shooting stars if you head up in the right direction at the right time. It is preferred to watch in your south. It’s also being said that Delhi people can watch the stars right above their heads.
How Geminids Meteor Appear In The Sky?
Geminids Meteor appears in the sky when Earth passes from the asteroid’s debris. The asteroid is named 3200 Phaethon. It is also said to be a rock comet. Phaethon also revolves around the sun. The orbit of Phaethon is said to be a little elongated. The comet experiences different temperatures. At some times, it’s far away from the sun. When it’s near the Mars orbit, it has a temperature of -100 degrees. However, it reaches 700 degrees when it reaches near Mercury’s orbit. We hope you get enough details about Geminids Meteor in the article.