The Geminid Meteor Shower

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If you are looking for a meteor shower to check out then look no further because the Geminid Meteor Shower never fails to impress. It runs annually from 7th to the 17th December and is well worth a look as it produces 120 meteors an hour at its peak. The photographs above show the sorts of photographs that can be taken of the Geminids – what a beautiful natural firework display.

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