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Rock Comet Sprouts a Tail


Rock Comet Sprouts a Tail

  • Categoría Astronomía
  • Astronomers have long been puzzled by a certain meteor shower.

    Every year in mid-December the sky fills with flashes of light shooting out of the constellation Gemini. The Geminids are fast, bright, and reliable. They never fail to show up and many observers count them as the finest meteors of the year.

    But where do they come from? That is the puzzle.