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The Geminids meteor shower peaks this weekend. NASA's solar probe just spotted the giant trail of asteroid dust for the first time ever

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The Geminids meteor shower , a trail of asteroid dust that Earth passes through each December, peaks on Friday.
NASA's record-breaking Parker Solar Probe spotted the dust trail from space for the first time ever.
As it circles the sun 21 more times , the probe will help scientists study the unknown structure of the Geminids trail.
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The Geminids meteor shower peaks on Friday night, and for the first time ever, a spacecraft has spotted the asteroid dust that makes those shooting stars.
Since NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched in August...
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