See the Geminid meteor shower light up the sky on Dec. 14

An illustration of the night sky on Dec. 13 showing the Geminid meteor shower originating from near the bright star Castor in the constellation of Gemini.


The annual Geminids meteor shower reaches its peak on Wednesday (Dec. 14). 

The peak of the Geminid meteor shower offers skywatchers the opportunity to view what is regarded as the most consistent and reliable meteor shower of the year while at its best  — as long as they are willing to brave the frigid weather of mid-December.