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Photos: Geminid Meteor Shower of 2012

Geminids From Serdinia, Italy

Alessio Putzu

Photographer Alessio Putzu took this image of the geminids from Serdiana in Italy.

Geminid Meteor Over New Hampshire

Seth J. Dewey

Photographer Seth Dewey took ths image of the geminids from outside of Peterborough, NH on Dec. 13, 2012.

Geminids from Big Sur

Kenneth Brandon

Skywatcher Kenneth Brandon wrote, "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. Then I stacked the frames and created masks for each meteor. " The image was taken Dec. 13, 2012.

Geminid Meteor Shower Over Canada

Matt Molloy

Skywatcher Matt Molloy took this composte image of the geminid meteor shower near Bath, Ontario, Canada with a Canon 60D and a wide angle lens. The image was taken on Dec. 13, 2012.

Geminid Meteor Shower From South Georgia

Jessica Jones

Photographer Jessica Jones took this image of the geminid meteor shower from South Georgia on Dec. 13, 2012.

Geminid Meteors From the Driveway

Andrew Ketchum

Skywatcher Andrew Ketchum took this image of the geminid shower from Fort Mill, SC on Dec. 13, 2012.

Geminid Meteor From the Northwest Hills of Connecticut.

Scott Tully

Skywatcher Scott Tully took this image of the meteor shower on the mornign of Dec. 14, 2012 from the Northwest Hills of Connecticut.

Milky Way, Aurora Borealis and a Meteor

Óskar Elías Sigurðsson

Astrophotographer Óskar Elías Sigurðsson took this image of a Milky Way, the aurora borealis and a meteor on Dec. 14, 2012 from Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland. Sigurðsson wrote, "I was both amazed and a little scared to see those big "rocks" flying over our planet at such amazing speed."

Geminids From Minnesota

Warren Finseth

Astrophotographer Warren Finseth took this image of a geminid meteor on Dec. 13, 2012 from about 2 miles outside of Underwood, MN.

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