Tuesday, December 11, 2012

A New Meteor Shower in December?

Source - NASA Science News for Dec. 11, 2012:

Forecasters say a stream of meteoroids from Comet Wirtanen could cut across Earth's path this week, creating a new meteor shower. If the shower materializes (a big if) it would add to the ongoing display of Geminid meteors which peaks on Dec. 13-14.

The complete article can be found here: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2012/11dec_newshower/

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