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What are Geminids Meteor Shower?

The Geminids Meteor Showers are to be the strongest between December 4 and December 20. Soon after the Geminids Meteor Shower, the Ursid Meteor showers are to occur between December 17 and December 26. The Geminids are expected at about 60 meteors per hour and the Ursids at five to ten per hour. Meteor Showers ..

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Leonid Meteor Showers to reach their peak in India

The Leonid Meteor Showers are to reach their peak in India between November 17, 2020 and November 18, 2020. For the year 2020, these showers are active between November 6 and November 30. What are Leonid Showers? The Leonids emerge from the comet Tempel-Tuttle. The comet takes 33 years to complete one revolution around the ..

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Perseid Meteor Shower

Every Year the Perseid meteor shower happens in August, as Earth travels through the remnant tail of Comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. In November, when earth moves through the remnants of Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle, it causes Leonid meteor shower. The Perseids are so called because the point from which they appear to hail (called the radiant) lies in the constellation Perseus.

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Geminid Meteor Shower

The Geminids are a meteor shower caused by the object 3200 Phaethon. The meteors from this shower are slow moving, can be seen in December and usually peak around December 13–14, with the date of highest intensity being the morning of December 14 Geminid meteor shower is so named because the meteors appear to originate from the constellation of Gemini in the ..

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