Geminid Meteor Shower 2023

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The Geminid meteor shower dazzles the night sky from December 4 to December 14, with its peak on the night of December 14. 

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In New Delhi, the meteor shower becomes visible around 6.53 PM IST on December 14, lasting until 6.36 AM the next day. 

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New Delhi's Spectacle

At its peak, expect up to 150 meteors per hour. No special equipment is needed—just find a dark spot away from city lights and let your eyes adjust for 15-20 minutes. 

How to Catch the Show

Use a sky map app to locate the Gemini constellation, where the meteor shower originates. Enjoy the celestial show 

Spotting Gemini

Caused by meteor 3200 Phaeton, this shower is unique as it's not linked to a comet. Earth passes through Phaeton's dusty trail, creating the mesmerizing Geminid display 

The Geminid Meteor Shower

Unlike many others, Geminids and Quadrantids meteor showers are not comet-related. Phaeton's meteoroids light up our atmosphere, becoming the stunning Geminid shower. 

Not Your Typical Meteor Shower

Explore the science—when Earth encounters debris from 3200 Phaeton, meteoroids burn up, creating the radiant Geminid meteor shower. 

3200 Phaeton's Trail

Immerse yourself in the magic of the night sky during the Geminid meteor shower. Witness a celestial dance that's both awe-inspiring and unforgettable. 

Under the Starry Canopy

Mark your calendar for the Geminid meteor shower—nature's own fireworks display. Share the experience with friends and family! 

Don't Miss the Show!