Geminid meteor shower: Best time to see shooting stars in Edinburgh this weekend

The spectacular shooting star show is expected to be visible over Edinburgh this weekend.

Geminid meteor shower It is likely to be at its most intense from late Sunday night through Monday morning. The stunning night sky will see 70 meteors fly through the sky every hour.

The show, considered one of the most impressive of the year, takes place when Earth passes through a cloud of comet dust. The Daily Record Reports.

Geminids are unusual because they are often multi-colored, and have different shades due to the presence of minerals like sodium and calcium.

As always, the best views will be seen away from the bright city lights Met office There is a chance some cloud will appear in the capital tomorrow night – so we might need a little luck.

However, forecasters say it may be there A slight break in those clouds At around 10 PM, this is the best time to look towards the sky.

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If you miss the opportunity to capture the great views tomorrow night, not all is lost. The Shooting stars It will remain visible until December 17th.

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