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Geminids meteor shower starts next week - can it be seen in Israel?

The meteor shower, which comes every year, is one of the most well-known among the annual meteor showers due to its bright lights.

05/12/2021

 Perseids meteor shower lights up Mitzpe Ramon's night sky

The Perseids meteor shower takes place every August, and hundreds of people travel down south to the Ramon crater to enjoy the visual experience

Perseids meteor shower to light up the night skies: Here's how to see it

A lack of moonlight will make viewing conditions ideal this year when the shower peaks on Thursday.

15/08/2021

Cool breezes and heavenly stars in Mitzpe Ramon

A nightly stargazing festival is taking place this summer in Mitzpe Ramon every Thursday and Friday, from sunset into the night until August 27th.

By TALY SHARON
31/07/2021
 Stargazing and looking for meteor showers in the Arava, Israel

Israel is about to see some meteor showers - here's where

Take advantage of the times and go watch a meteor shower. The Jerusalem Post Magazine offers a list of the best locations to camp out and see it.

By MEITAL SHARABI
29/07/2021

Night of stargazing arranged for Yeroham meteor shower

Over two nights Yeroham will host night activities so visitors can enjoy the meteor showers.

A bright fireball, believed to be a meteor streaks across the sky over city of Austin, 2019

'Sonic Boom' heard in UK likely caused by 'daytime fireball' meteor

"Normally when you hear that it's a good sign that you have got rocks that have made it to the surface. It's incredibly exciting and I'm a bit stunned."

Armageddon? Huge asteroid flying closer to Earth than the Moon - Watch

The asteroid 2021 EQ3 will pass closest above us at about 9:45 p.m. Monday night, at a distance of around 278,000 kilometers – 72% of the distance from the Earth to the Moon.

A Geminids meteor shower is seen above the mountain range in Nagarkot. 2017

Geminids meteor shower 2020: What to know

About 50 meteors or more per hour can be seen on a dark night during the peak of the Geminids, with optimum showers reaching as high as 150 per hour.

13/12/2020
A bright fireball, believed to be a meteor streaks across the sky over city of Austin, 2019

Fireball lights up skies over Japan

The light was so bright it could be seen through closed curtains.

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