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Geminid meteor shower lights up Hokkaido sky

Dec 15, 2015

Geminid meteor shower lights up Hokkaido sky

The annual Geminid meteor shower peaked Monday night in the sky over northeastern Japan. Geminid meteors radiate from near stars Castor and Pollux, the brightest in the constellation Gemini. They arise out of tiny pieces of comet debris that enter the Earth’s upper atmosphere ...