One of the advantages of Iowa’s wide-open country is that the skies are often clear and beautiful. Stargazing in the Hawkeye State is always something special, but it’ll never be more special than this December. That’s because the Geminids, one of the most prolific meteor showers seen in this solar system, is making its return. It’s already begun, as the season runs from November 19th to December 24th, but the peak can be seen on the nights of December 13th and 14th – only weeks away! Of course, you’ll want to find the perfect place to stargaze and watch the cosmos come alive with dancing meteors, so this article will help you find the best places to see the Geminid meteor shower in Iowa!

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Are you planning to go stargazing this December? Let us know where you’re going to go to see the Geminid meteor shower in Iowa this December or tell us about your past stargazing adventures in the comments section! For more on the Annett Nature Center, you can visit the county’s Facebook page. If you’re looking for more ideal places for stargazing, check out this haven from light pollution.

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