The Geminid Meteor Shower Will Streak Across Vancouver Skies

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Geminid Meteor Shower

The famous Geminid Meteor Shower will sling bright shooting stars across Vancouver skies this month.

This winter meteor shower will peak the night of December 13th – 14th, marking the brightest shower of the year.

“The Geminids are considered one of the best meteor showers every year because the individual meteors are bright, and they come fast and furious” reads Space.

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According to Space, this year, “there will be more than 1 per minute, reaching 100 meteors per hour. Under light-polluted skies, fewer meteors will be visible”.

If you’re planning to witness this solar event, the best time to view the Geminids is around 2:00 a.m. local time. In addition, “there will be no moonlight to interfere with the Geminids this year”.

How To Watch The Geminid Meteor Shower

Meteor showers don’t require binoculars or telescopes to view — just your bare eyes. Find a comfortable spot to lie on the ground, far away from lights and ideally in a dark-sky area.

Give your eyes about 20-30 minutes to adjust to the dark, then sit back and enjoy the show.

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