Lovers of the cosmos and space observation have one last chance to contemplate a rain in 2022, it is about the call Geminidsone of the most powerful of the year due to the number of meteors that can be observed.
This phenomenon It can be seen from the 4th to the 17th of this monthshowing its maximum intensity on December 14thwhen it shows a ratio of 150 meteors per hourshowing great potential for observation, even from urban areas, where the brightest ones can be observed.
The Geminids are named for the constellation Gemini in which they are visible. This phenomenon is created by the passage of the Earth through the trail of cosmic debris that left the comet pass called 3200 Phaethon.
Recommendations for observation
One of the bad news for those who want to observe this astronomical phenomenon, is that on the 14th the Moon will have a luminosity of 71%which will make smaller meteors invisible.
To optimize the experience we recommend get away from very bright urban centers, in addition to turning off all nearby lights. This rain will be visible from the entire national territory.
It can also improve observation, the use of binocularsit is not necessary to use a telescope, which are also more complex to move.