Best Meteor Shower of 2007 peaks on Friday
The Geminid meteor shower peaks by dawn on Friday, December 14th.
Most meteor showers come from comets, but the Geminids come from a near-Earth-object named 3200 Phaethon.
There could be dozens of bright meteors per hour streaking across the sky!
3200 Phaethon is flying past Earth on December 10th, just a few days before this year’s Geminid meteor shower
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