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One of the year’s most beautiful meteor showers is thought to be the Geminids. Since they seem to be coming from the Gemini constellation, they are known as Geminids.

Geminid meteor shower 2023: How to see the spectacular show late tonight | New Scientist

The Geminid meteor shower is peaking this year on the evening of December 14–15. In India, during peak hours, up to 150 meteors can be seen per hour. One of the year’s most beautiful meteor showers is thought to be the Geminids. Since they seem to be coming from the Gemini constellation, they are known as Geminids. The radiant is the area that appears to be the source of meteors.

Every December, this asteroid’s debris causes the Geminid meteor shower. Astronomers have argued over the years about the origin of 3200 Phatheon. Some claim that because of the tiny amount of material leaving the object, it is a comet. Conversely, some claim that 3200 Phatheon is a comet due to its orbital resemblance to the main-belt asteroid Pallas. The asteroid’s orbit around the Sun takes around 1.4 years.

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