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The annual Geminid meteor shower, which peaks on December 13/14, was a fascinating show in 2009, the best seen Geminid shower for many skygazers. The shower is created as planet Earth sweeps through dusty debris from extinct comet Phaethon. In this early morning time-lapse video from Zagros mountains of Iran about two dozen shooting stars flash in the sky near Sirius, the brightest star of our night-time. On the right side, stars of Orion (with the notable Orion Nebula) set in the western horizon.
See a stunning still image of a striking bright meteor in this video here.

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  • hamidreza yousefi Reply

    جناب تفرشی کار بزرگی انجام میدهید.موفق و سربلند باشید.

    August 20, 2010 at 12:54 am
  • lili Reply

    واقعا عالی بود…متشکرم

    March 30, 2012 at 1:42 am
  • irana Reply

    درود بر شما بسيار عالي بود .

    August 30, 2012 at 1:35 am
  • irana Reply

    Peace be with you, was excellent.

    August 30, 2012 at 2:21 am

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