The last major meteor shower of 2012 is rapidly approaching, and promises to be a spectacular show.
Deciding whether you want to stay up and see the show? Not able to watch Dec. 13 and 14?
The Huffington Post website posted a spectucular time-lapse video of the 2011 Geminid meteor shower that you can check out now, from the warmth and comfort of your computer.
Youtube user Alatafelis also posted a spectacular video of the 2011 Geminids from Japan.
Planning on staying up to watch the show? Here's some tips on how to view the shower from Sky and Telescope.
Don't have access to a telescope? The Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society (LVAAS) invites you and your family to attend a monthly public star party, where you'll hear a Night Sky Network talk about NASA missions and space science topics, see a planetarium show, and look through observatory telescopes at the moon, planets and deep sky objects (weather permitting). All members of the general public are invited to LVAAS Star Party Events.
The next LVAAS party is 7 p.m. on Jan. 19. The program details have not yet been announced but it is prime viewing time for winter celestial bodies.