10 December, 2018
WITNESS OVER 100 SHOOTING STARS AT ALILA JABAL AKHDAR
‘Geminids Meteor Shower
From 4th to 16th December, Alila Jabal Akhdar is excited to welcome guest astronomer Mike Dalley as he hosts stargazing masterclasses leading up to and during the peak of the Geminid meteor shower.
Mike, the CEO, Founder and Principal Astronomy Consultant of Inspiring Skies, will lead the stargazing experience as guests are offered an unforgettable opportunity to witness over 100+ shooting stars per hour. Caused by Asteroid 3200 Phaethon, the Geminids is unique in nature as the only meteor shower not to originate from a comet.
With one shooting star streaming across the sky nearly every 30 seconds, guests will be able to witness a unique and complex celestial phenomenon, in an unparalleled setting.