Geminids

Mark your calendar: 5 must-see astronomy events in 2017

The Accuweather prepared a calendar of astronomical events in 2017.  The most anticipated event of the year will be a total solar eclipse, the first that will be seen in decades across the United States. And the first big astronomy event we can

Make a wish: Skywatchers can enjoy “supermoon” and the Geminid meteor shower on Tuesday night

The Geminids are one of the three spectacular meteor showers of the year, along with the Quadrantids in January and the Perseids in August. The shower is caused by the 3200 Phaethon asteroid. Its orbit brings it very close to the sun,