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Year's best meteor shower to begin tomorrow over South Florida

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OUTER SPACE – One of the best light shows of the entire year will be seen over South Florida beginning on Wednesday.

Stargazers will be able to see the Geminid meteor shower during its peak hours from Wednesday night through early Thursday morning.

According to Space.com, the Geminid meteor shower would be the celestial talk of 2017 if not for the eclipse that took place over the summer.

Unlike other meteor showers, the Geminid can be seen long before dawn,with its peak coming before midnight. And with the moon appearing slim in the sky, the moonlight will not affect viewing.

Around midnight, Space.com claims you may be able to see as many as 120 meteors overhead each hour, but there will be plenty of opportunities before the witching hour by looking towards the eastern sky.

Geminids are denser than other meteoroids, meaning it takes them longer to burn up in the sky.