"There are going to be additional this 12 months than very last 12 months, about 20 meteors for each hour," explained astronomer Bosscha Observatory, Evan I. Akbar, Friday, November 18, 2011.
Geminid meteor shower, Evan continued, reaching its peak in 1998 ago. "Time would be the amount of as much as one,000 meteors for each hour. Each and every year the numbers are distinct," he reported.
In contrast on the attributes of Leonid the red and green with the size of the pebble, the Geminids have a very wider range of shades based on the meteor product. "There's a blue, orange, green in case the substance of silicate, red on account of the impact of magnesium, together with other colours," said Evan.
While the dimensions of this meteor as meteors usually normal, as large for a grain of sand. Geminids velocity menghujam earth about 50 miles for each 2nd. "Meteors may be seen along with the human eye alone, which has a report very good climate," claimed Evan who's also coordinator of the stop by of your observatory is located in Bandung.
Meteor showers will carry on right up until 2012 that's expected to take place approximately 10 instances with distinct timing and style. "At the shut January four, if the sky is going to be decorated Aquarid meteor shower," says Evan.