"Considered by many to be the best meteor shower in the heavens, the Geminids are known for producing up to 60 multicolored meteorsper hour at their peak. The peak of the shower is on December 13 & 14,although some meteors should be visible from December 6 - 19. This year, a nearly new moon will provide an excellent viewing experience in theearly morning hours. The radiant point for this shower will be in the constellation Gemini. Best viewing is usually to the east after midnight."