13th December 2021 – 15th December 2021 all-day

Over the period of Monday the 13th to Wednesday the 15 of December

the Geminid meteor shower occurs with the best times to view this event being

03.00 – 07.00 hrs, across all three days

  with the peak occurring at approx 07.00 hrs on Tues 14th

the reason for the best viewing times

is the 70% illuminated waxing gibbous Moon being in the sky until it sets at approx 03.00 hrs

this shower has a predicted ZHR of 140 – 150 per hour

if you plan to observe / image this event remember to dress for the conditions