geminid meteor shower

Astrophotos: Geminid Meteor Shower Images from Around the World

by Nancy Atkinson December 16, 2013

It’s always one of the most reliable of the annual meteor showers, however, this year the Geminids had to compete with a bright waxing gibbous Moon, which reached Full Moon status today, just 3 days after the shower’s peak over the weekend. But as always, our astrophotographer friends were out in force to try and […]

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Weekly Space Hangout – December 13, 2013 – Europa’s Water Jets and Chinese Lunar Lander

by Fraser Cain December 13, 2013

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: David Dickinson, Amy Shira Teitel, Jason Major, Nicole Gugliucci Fraser Cain on Google+

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More Incredible Geminid Meteor Shower Images and Video

by Nancy Atkinson December 18, 2012

“This shot is a composite of about 700 frames from a time-lapse I took in Big Sur, CA. I found 61 frames with meteors in them. (Some frames had two or three meteors.) Then I stacked the frames and created masks for each meteor. This is my final shot!” Credit: Ken Brandon. We have received […]

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Incredible Sky Show: Geminid Meteor Shower Images from Around the World

by Nancy Atkinson December 14, 2012

Geminids at Gates Pass. Composite image from 30 frames of video. Credit: Sean Parker The 2012 Geminid Meteor Shower has lived up to expectations, and here are some images and videos provided by people around the world. “What an incredible show we had here!” said Sean Parker in Tucson, Arizona, USA. “I was able to […]

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Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

by Nancy Atkinson December 13, 2012

Winter Milky Way Geminids on December 12, 2012. Credit: John Chumack The Geminid Meteor Shower is underway, with the peak on December 13th and 14th! is reporting that international observers are counting as many as 50 meteors per hour as Earth plunges into a stream of debris from rock comet 3200 Phaethon. Astrophotographer John […]

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