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Get your camera ready: One of 2021’s best meteor showers is on Dec 14

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Berlin (dpa) — Photos of shooting stars and meteors can be stunning, but capturing them takes both skill and luck. A golden opportunity to try to achieve that magic shot is coming up soon when the Geminids meteor shower streaks past Earth. The Geminids originate from the rock comet 3200 Phaethon. They’re slower than other meteors, which makes them more visible, and they usually peak between December 4th and 16th. According to astronomers, the best time to see the meteor shower this year will be on the morning of December 14th from around 2 am to dawn local time. That applies to all parts of th…

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