Best time to watch the Geminids Meteor Shower in India? The Geminids meteor shower will be visible in India starting 9pm IST on December 13. It will go on till December 15.
The best way to view the Geminid meteor shower in India is to move away from polluted areas in the cities to lesser polluted areas, and, ideally, with a clear dark sky at night.
Geminid Meteor Shower 2018: Geminid meteor shower 2018, a celestial phenomenon that takes place in December every year, can be witnesses at its peak on December 13 and 14, 2018, The meteor shower will be visible from all across the globe, including India, though it is more prominent in the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth.
Geminid meteor shower display from December 13 midnight. Geminid meteor shower display from December 13 midnight The Geminid meteor shower is expected to provide a celestial display and
New Delhi, Dec 13: Geminid Meteor Shower, an annual celestial event, will peak tonight and can be watched all across the Northern Hemisphere, including India. There is no need of any special gear
There won’t be as much visibility of the meteor shower from India as Europe or North America, but it’s possible to catch a glimpse of the blue-tailed cosmic spectacle nonetheless — if you know what to expect. The ‘Quadrantid’ (pronounce: KWA-dran-tid) meteors are the first annual meteor …
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Peak: Oct 21–22 in New York, Up to 15 meteors per hour
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Peak: Aug 12–13 in New York, Up to 150 meteors per hour
How to watch the Geminid meteor shower in India According to unconfirmed reports, the Geminid meteor shower is likely to be visible Rajasthan’s Alwar, around Himalayas belt. Ideally, one should try to watch it at a less polluted area, away from the cities and lights.