Geminid Meteor Shower – Best Meteor Shower of the Year

GEMINID METEOR SHOWER – Dec 13th -14th 2014

Geminid Meteor Shower  peaks 4AM, Sunday  12/14/2014 making the dates just before and just afterwards good meteor opportunities.  Hours, 9 PM  through 11Pm -1Am,  after radient rises and before Moonrise are prime viewing Fri., Sat., and Sun. ; Moonrise respectively at 11 PM, 12, AM Sun, 1AM Mon., times close approximations.

Public Geminid Meteor Viewing in the Pittsburgh Area is planned at the Jennings Environmental Education Center, 2951 Prospect Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057-5023 724-794-6011, Saturday, December 13, 2014, 7 -10 PM. http://www.apps.dcnr.state.pa.us/calendar/view_event.asp?CalendarID=39188&Location=List See image of the   Jennings Environmental Education Center on their Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/JenningsEEC .  There is an indoor theater program set for prior to the outdoor Geminid Meteor Viewing.

This is the only public meteor viewing is planned this weekend involving the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh.

 Meanwhile, find a dark spot or shield your view from lights, grab a chair, blanket and hot beverage and make your own Gemind Viewing Party.
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