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Geminid Meteor Shower Wows Skywatchers  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
The Geminid meteor shower peaked around the mornings of December 13 and 14, 2018, wowing skywatchers around the world. Although this shower favors Earth’s Northern Hemisphere,... more
Awesome Photos! The Geminid Meteor Shower of 2018 in Pictures  SPACE.COM · 2 days
In mid-December 2018, the 2018 Geminid meteor shower peaked in what was the best meteor shower of the year. See amazing photos of the 2018 Geminids in our... more
Geminid Meteor Shower 2018: It's Not Too Late to Catch a 'Shooting Star'!  SPACE.COM · 3 days
The Geminid meteor shower has already peaked — but you still have time to try to catch sight of what will likely... more
Video: Enjoying the Geminids from above and below  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
On the night of December 13, into the morning of December 14, 2018, tune into the night sky for a dazzling display of fireballs. Thanks to the International Space Station, this sky... more
2018 Geminid meteor shower, bright comet team for super sky show - CNET  CNET · 4 days
The 2018 display of "shooting stars" and a close space snowball flyby could make for some epic nights of skywatching this week. more
Here's the Weather Forecast for the 2018 Geminid Meteor Shower  SPACE.COM · 4 days
For those hoping to get a glimpse of tonight's Geminid meteor shower, the weather across the United States will either be very good or very bad. more
Google Doodle Celebrates the Geminid Meteor Shower of 2018 (And It's ADORABLE!)  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The 2018 Geminid meteor shower peaks overnight tonight (Dec. 13) and Google is celebrating the celestial light show with a Google Doodle that is... more
Geminid Meteor Shower 2018: When, Where & How to See It  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The Geminid meteor shower peaks the night of Dec. 13-14. This guide tells you the best times and places to see these shooting stars (no equipment... more
We have a Christmas comet: How to spot interplanetary comet 46P/Wirtanen  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
We're in for a pre-Christmas treat this weekend, as the cosmos entertains us with two equally exciting gifts: the Geminid meteor shower and the interplanetary comet... more
Geminid Meteor Shower and Shining Comet 46P/Wirtanen Star in Slooh Webcast: How to Watch  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The Geminid meteor shower will provide a shining backdrop for the approach of Comet 46P/Wirtanen on Thursday (Dec. 13), shortly... more
Dwarf Planet Ceres Has Carbon-Rich Surface, Study Suggests  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
The surface of the dwarf planet Ceres may contain several times the concentration of carbon than is present in the... more
Look Up! Gleaming Geminid Meteor Shower of 2018 Peaks Tonight  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Head for dark, clear skies tonight — overnight Dec. 13-14 — to see the shooting stars of the Geminid Meteor Shower overhead. more
Geminid Meteor Shower 2018: What It Is and How to Watch From India  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Geminid meteor shower will peak on Thursday night and you don't need any special equipment to view it more
Geminid meteor shower and bright comet team up for super sky show - CNET  CNET · 5 days
One of the best displays of "shooting stars" and a close space snowball fly-by could make for some epic nights... more
Geminid meteor shower and bright comet make for super sky show - CNET  CNET · 5 days
One of the best displays of "shooting stars" and a close space snowball fly-by could make for some epic nights this week. more
Heads up! Geminid meteor shower peaks this week  CBC · 5 days
The most active meteor shower of the year, the Geminids, will send dozens of "shooting stars" across the night sky... more
Geminids meteor shower: An astrophysicist on what to look out for  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The Geminids meteor shower peaks on the mornings of December 13 and 14, 2018 – but if you look up any time there's a clear night sky up... more
Quadrantid Meteor Shower: Odd in Several Ways  SPACE.COM · 7 days
The Quadrantids are a meteor shower in January that peak for only about six hours, are named for a constellation that no longer exists and come from an asteroid rather than a comet. more
Eta Aquarids: Meteor Shower From Halley's Comet  SPACE.COM · 7 days
The Eta Aquarids are a meteor shower best visible from the Southern Hemisphere. more
Geminid Meteor Shower: Dust From an Asteroid  SPACE.COM · 7 days
The Geminids come from an asteroid, 3200 Phaethon, but scientists are still trying to figure out exactly how it sheds enough debris to produce the bright meteor shower. more
Perseids: Bright Meteor Shower in August  SPACE.COM · 7 days
The Perseids meteor shower arises out of the debris of Comet Swift-Tuttle, which last made a pass by Earth in 1992. more
Evidence for carbon-rich surface on Ceres  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Astronomers have concluded that the surface of dwarf planet Ceres is rich in organic matter. Data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft indicate that Ceres's surface may contain several times the concentration of carbon than is present in... more
Team finds evidence for carbon-rich surface on Ceres  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A team led by Southwest Research Institute has concluded that the surface of dwarf planet Ceres is rich in organic matter. Data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft indicate that Ceres's surface may contain... more
2018 Geminid Meteor Shower This Week May Be the Year's Best  SPACE.COM · 1 week
What might well be the best meteor shower of 2018 is heading our way with a peak Thursday night, lasting into the pre-dawn hours of Friday... more
What Are Meteorites?  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
When you wish upon a star, you're watching space debris fall to Earth. more
Will the Long-Forgotten Andromedid Meteors Return with a Flurry Tonight?  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Once upon a time, there was a small comet that led to a big meteor shower. Is that mysterious shower set to return? more
Curiosity to study possible meteorite on Mars surface  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Curiosity woke up to Mr Rogers' "Please would you be my neighbour" this morning to welcome InSight, and then got busy at the Highfield drill site. Curiosity will dump the Highfield sample,... more
On This Day in Space! Nov. 30, 1954: Meteorite Strikes Woman in Alabama  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
On Nov. 30, 1954, an Alabama woman was struck by a meteorite while sitting in her living room. See how it happened... more
Madagascar Meteorite Came from the Early Solar System, Experts Find  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Four months ago, people in a small Madagascar town caught sight of a fireball shooting across the early-evening sky. Its boom was so loud, the ground shook. more
High-speed camera shows incoming particles cause damage by briefly melting surfaces as they strike  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When tiny particles strike a metal surface at high speed—for example, as coatings being sprayed or as micrometeorites pummeling a... more
Detective mission to characterize and trace the history of a new African meteorite  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers are on a mission to describe, classify and trace the history of a meteorite that landed in and around the small... more
Detective mission to characterise and trace the history of a new African meteorite  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Wits researchers go on a mission to describe, classify and trace the 4.5 billion-year-old history of a meteorite that landed in Madagascar. more
An exploding meteor may have wiped out ancient Dead Sea communities  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
An archaeological site not far from the Dead Sea shows signs of sudden, superheated collapse 3,700 years ago. more
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Video: Enjoying the Geminids from above and below
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