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2018 Geminid meteor shower, bright comet team for super sky show

by Eric Mack, c|net

The 2018 display of “shooting stars” and a close space snowball flyby could make for some epic nights of skywatching this week.

December is a month when dedicated skywatchers have to sacrifice comfort to take in some beauty. As winter cold hits much of the Northern Hemisphere, the reliable Geminid meteor shower peaks in the middle of the month, rewarding those willing to bundle up and venture out into the night.

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