Sunday , April 11 2021

Gemini meteor shower, Comet to be presented

Most of the years in December offer a spectacular light show in the sky, which astronomical enthusiasts know as a Geminid meteor shower.

This year, the skyscraper is set to the maximum for the night on Thursday and Friday, after Sunday's follow-up visit visits – 46P / Wirtanen – the missing comet that will be captured this year from Earth.

The comedy will be visible to the naked eye when flying until Sunday. In accordance with Sky & Telescope a magazine, it will be among the 10 closest space approaches to Earth since 1950 and the 20th century's approach to comet knowledge dating back to the nineties.

The first comet in 1948 was discovered by US astronomer Carl Wirtanen from Wisconsin.

While the Perseud meteor shower is well known in August, astronomers said Geminid offers a better show with the best shooting stars.

Geminide will be visible in both the northern and southern hemispheres.

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