There is a chance that more than 120 shooting stars per hour will be shown. This will be one of the best meteor showers of the year and peaks this week.

Since late November, The annual Geminid meteor shower has been active. The shooting stars will be crawling to its peak around Wednesday to Thursday.

As per Nasa, the Geminids has been considered to be one of the best and most reliable meteor showers of this year.

Many meteors are shown as colorless. However, the Geminids appear greenish hue.

This shooting stars may be seen anywhere in the world. This stars are best viewed at evening or the early hours of night.

As per NASA, it's best to view the Geminids by standing or sitting to the south.

It is advise to start to see almost 20 to 30 minutes before. And Meteors will start to be visible in the night around 9 to 10 pm.

Meteor showers occur when earth passes thorugh big clouds of debris left behind by comets or asteroids.

As these particles hit the planet’s atmosphere, they vaporize and appear as fast-moving streaks of light across the sky.

Though the Geminids peak this week, the meteor shower will remain active until Dec. 24, according to NASA.