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Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight December 13 and Early Dec 14 2010

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This Christmas season we will get an extra treat as the Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight as it makes its annual appearance. The peak of the shower will start at midnight tonight and last through sunrise for your local time. Astronomers consider this the best meteor shower of the year, with counts of more than …

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2012 Quadrantid Meteor Shower, The 1st Meteor Shower of 2012 to Peak January 4, 2012

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The 2012 Quadrantid Meteor Shower, the 1st meteor shower of 2012 will peak on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 in North America as it begins the new year for meteor showers and other sky-watching events. Many sky-watching events from 2011 were basically rendered invisible by a bright moon, this event is expected to not have any …

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