Geminid meteor shower streaks the early morning sky

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The Geminid meteor shower sprinkles the night sky with shooting stars every December and last night spectators from around the globe enjoyed the peak of this cosmic light show. The name Geminid stems from its close proximity to the Gemini constellation and the shower is believed to be the result of debris from the asteroid-like object 3200 Phaethon.

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