Geminid meteor shower to dazzle Hawaii skies

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A spectacular night show will dazzle the Hawaiian sky on Monday night.

The Geminid meteor shower can be seen until Dec. 19, but its peak is the evening of Monday, Dec. 13 to the early hours of Tuesday, Dec. 14.

The best viewing for the shower will be after the moon sets at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday.

The shower will stream across the sky at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour.

The Geminid meteor shower is a rarity because it is caused by debris from an asteroid rather than from a comet.

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