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Photos: Geminid Meteor Shower of 2012

Geminids Over Delaware

Daniel T. Hoffman

Gemininds streaked over the sky in this image taken by Daniel Hoffman from Harbeson, DL on Dec. 13, 2012.

Geminids Over Virginia Battlefield

Buddy Secor

Over the battlefields of Fredericksburg, VA, photographer Buddy Secor captured the Geminid meteor shower on Dec. 13, 2012. Thousands of troops fought on the same ground during the Civil War about 150 years ago.

Geminids in Colorado

Kim Coffey

Kim Coffey took this image of the geminids on Dec. 13, 2012 from Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

Geminid Meteor Shower Over Iceland

Sunna Gautadottir

Skywatcher Sunna Gautadottir took this image of the geminid meteor shower from Borgarnes, a small town in West Iceland on Dec. 13, 2012.

Geminid Shower Over Virginia

Mike Graham

Skywatcher Mike Graham took this image from Chantham, VA saying, " I stopped counting at 100. It was freezing out but it was worth it. Beautiful!." The image was taken Dec. 13, 2012.

Geminids From a California Backyard

Wayne Chan

Skywatcher Wayne Chan took this image from his backyard in Moraga, CA on Dec. 13, 2012.

Geminid Meteor Shower From Albuquerque

Ian F. Bell

Photographer Ian Bell took ths image of the geminids from outside of Albuquerque, NM on Dec. 13, 2012.

Over a Farmhouse

Matthew Charron

Skywatcher Matthew Charron took this image of the geminids on Dec. 13, 2012 from outside of Lincoln, NE. The building in the image is his farm.

Geminid Meteor Shower Over San Mateo

Nick Rose/

Photographer Nick Rose wrote, " This was the best meteor shower I have seen for 2012." This image was taken Dec. 13, 2012 from San Mateo, CA.

Geminids and Star Trails

Jeff Rose/Jeka Photography

This star trail image is the combination of more than 200 separate 30 second exposures over roughly a two hour period of time and a handful of bright meteors. The image was taken by Jeff Rose on Dec. 13, 2012 from Cave City, AK.

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