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Swam of meteorites: the Geminides

Domaine(s) : Astronomy
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This swarm of meteorites has been registered since 1860.
Streaks are yellowish.
This dust is much denser than those generally from the tails of comets.
Its maximum of intensity is on December the 13th.


On December the 14th is expected to be the maximum of density of this swarm.

From the 4th to the 17th of December.
Maximum of intensity on the 13th of December. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


The average magnitude is 2.4.
Some years (1999 for example), it was possible to see 80 to 100 meteors per hour.

The swarm of the shooting stars is located in the Gemini constellation.

Equatorial Coordinates:
lambda: 262.2°
alpha: 112°
delta: +33°

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