Geminid Meteor Shower 2012: Shooting Stars Peak Thursday

"Button up your overcoat... Get to bed by three...." With apologies to Helen Kane, who made those song lyrics famous in 1929, you may want to stay up late tonight or get up early Friday morning, even as winter approaches. The Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight -- usually one of the best of the year, and early indications are that it's already putting on a good show. Earth is passing through the orbit of an asteroid called 3200 Phaethon, and astronomers think we're seeing its debris --...Full Story
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