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Why 2023 is a Fine Year for the Geminid Meteors

One of the best meteor showers of the year puts on a fine display in 2023.

6 months ago

Why 2020 is a Great Year for the Geminid Meteors

Got clear skies? Then bundle up: the Geminid meteors—one of the best, sure-fire annual meteor showers—peaks this weekend… and near…

4 years ago

Our Guide to the 2016 Geminid Meteors: Watching a Good Shower on a Bad Year

One of the best yearly meteor showers contends with the nearly Full Moon this year, but don't despair; you may…

8 years ago

Viewing Guide to the 2015 Geminid Meteor Shower

2015 looks like a fantastic year for the Geminids. With the Moon just 3 days past new and setting at the end…

9 years ago

The Curious History of the Geminid Meteors

UPDATE: Tune in this Sunday as the good folks over at the Virtual Telescope Project feature a live webcast covering…

10 years ago

Get Ready for the 2013 Geminid Meteor Shower

One of the best annual meteor showers occurs this coming weekend. The 2013 Geminid meteors peak this coming Saturday on…

11 years ago

Asteroid Vs. Comet: What The Heck Is 3200 Phaethon?

Sometimes, putting things into categories difficult. Witness how many members of the general public are still unhappy that Pluto was…

11 years ago