Geminid Meteor Shower Video: Annual 'Shooting Star' Show Seen From Joshua Tree
A meteor shower occurs when bits of rock enter Earth's atmosphere, heating, burning, blazing, transforming matter into light and descending the night sky in brilliant threads. You can read all there is to know about meteor showers, the cosmic and
Dec. 13, 2011 – The 2011 Geminid meteor shower peaks on the night of Dec. 13-14, and despite the glare of a nearly-full Moon, it might be a good show. "Observers with clear skies could see as many as 40 Geminids per hour
If you're lucky enough to see the Geminid meteor shower, which peaks Tuesday night, it most likely won't look like this. After all, Henry Jun Wah Lee, a filmmaker and photographer from Los Angeles, spent three days and two nights with his camera in
The annual Leonid meteor shower is scheduled to hit its peak on Thursday night. But unfortunately, the stars are not aligned (sorry, we couldn't resist) for the best viewing. Here's why: A meteor shower occurs when Earth passes through debris left by a
The Geminids are coming. December is known for gift-giving and the heavens will do their part with the Geminid meteor shower.