Get your telescopes and cameras ready as space fans are in for another celestial treat this month. The Geminid meteor shower is set to grace our skies, with the chance to see up to 100 meteors per hour.
Every year our skies are lit up by returning meteor showers, from Quadrantids and Lyrids to Draconids and Perseids. If the weather conditions are in our favour and the moon isn’t too bright, it’s possible to see some spectacular shooting stars in action.
But when, where and how can you see the meteor showers of 2019? We’ve compiled a complete guide to the magnificent, must-see sights, which have left mankind awestruck for centuries.
From the science behind meteor showers to the best stargazing…