For those who don’t already know, the annual Geminid Meteor Shower got its name “because it appears to radiate from the constellation.” You’ve still got four more days (December 18th) to catch this incredible display. Continue reading for an instructional clip and a helicopter-shot video.

Normally, meteor showers result from dust which has been blown away from comets which have passed near the sun. The warmth of our star melts part of the icy comet, releasing rock fragments.

[via BBC]

Video Shot From Helicopter

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