Geminid Meteor Shower

Geminid Shower

Last night a friend and I were riding around trying to find something worth doing. As we were doing this I noticed two shooting stars, which is very uncommon. Then as we kept a closer eye on the sky we were seeing about one every minute. I knew that it had to of been some kind of meteor shower. As we were sitting there looking up at the sky I pulled out my phone to see if we were seeing something that was supposed to be there. Sure enough what we were watching was a annual meteor shower, called Geminid, named after Gemini the twins. We started watching it about 3:30 and then around 4:30 it slowed down. What a pleasant surprise! The peak nights were last night and tonight so be sure to look tomorrow night! To find out more about the Geminid showers visit

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