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It was doubtless caused by one of those meteors, which the night-watcher may so often observe burning out to waste, in the vacant regions of the atmosphere So powerful was its radiance, that it thoroughly illuminated the dense medium of cloud betwixt the sky and earth.
The Lyrid meteor shower traces its origins to Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1), a long-period comet discovered by A.
The Bemidji Police Department posted a video on its Facebook page of a meteor streaking through the night sky, which can be seen below.
Believed to be a meteor, the burning object was spotted by Telegraph reader Nathan Spencer shortly before 6pm.
One of the year's best chances to see a meteor - the annual "Quadrantids" meteor shower - is expected to peak with the year just a few days old.
Bashir Marzouq, an astronomer at Qatar Calendar House (QCH), said in a statement that the Quadrantids Meteor Showers are very distinctive because of its very high fall rate in the peak which reaches 80 meteors per hour.
The Geminid meteor shower takes place every December as the Earth passes through a debris trail from 3200 Phaethon.
The Geminid meteor shower will be especially spectacular during the night of December 13 and early morning of December 14, as the Dubai Astronomy Group has predicted at least 120 meteors to be visible in a single hour.
Astrologist Ibrahim bin Mohammed al Mahrouqi, a member of the Omani Astronomical Society said that the meteor showers known as Geminid is the best meteor shower to happen throughout the year.
Astrologist Ibrahim bin Mohammed al- Mahrouqi, member of the Omani Astronomical Society said that the meteor showers known as Geminid is the best meteor shower throughout the year.
The Dubai Astronomy Group will be holding a stargazing camp at Al Qudra on Thursday December 14, where space enthusiasts can catch the Geminid meteor shower from 10pm to 4am.
by Staff ReporterAstronomical calculations indicate that this storm of meteors is at its peak on Wednesday evening until dawn on Thursday.