A meteor (bottom L) streaks past stars, which light up the night sky over the al-Azraq desert in Jordan in the early hours of December 14, 2004. The shower, named Geminid because it appears to originate from the constellation Gemini, lit up the sky with dozens of shooting stars per hour. (Picture taken with 400 Asa film with 10 minute exposure) NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji AJ/AA
Geminid meteor shower
The annual Geminid meteor shower peaked the night of Dec. 13 and into early Dec. 14.