The reliable Geminid meteor shower is an annual hit for stargazers, and it should not disappoint this year despite waxing gibbous moonlight during the shower's peak tonight (December 13/14).

The image above - a composite of exposures was made during a three hour period - is from last year's shower, as seen from central China. Dark skies above are shared with bright Jupiter (right), Orion, (right of center) and the faint band of the Milky Way. 

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