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Thursday, December 13

2018 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky
Thursday, December 13 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2018 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky

Stargazers can look directly up (away from city lights) to see a spectacular meteor light show originating from the Comet 3200 Phaethon in the constellation Gemini (looking south, almost overhead).  Radiating from near the bright stars Castor and Pollux in the constellation Gemini the Twins, ...

Friday, December 21

Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2018
Friday, December 21 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2018
The annual Ursid meteor shower always peaks near the time of the December winter solstice. The Ursid shower will have to contend with the light of a bright waxing gibbous moon across the weekend and in the days ahead. This shower favors the more northerly latitudes ...