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A rare sight: Geminid meteor shower might be visible here

In this  picture provided by Wally Pacholka of, a Geminid fireball explodes over the Mojave Desert in the Jojave Desert, Calif. on Dec. 13, 2009.   In mid-December 2010, the Geminid meteor shower will make its annual  appearance, just in time for Christmas. Astronomers consider it the best meteor shower of 2010, with more than 100 meteors streaking through the night sky every hour. (AP Photo/, Wally Pacholka)    MANDATORY  CREDIT: ASTROPICS.COM, WALLY PACHOLKA; NO SALES; EDITORIAL USE ONLY IN  CONJUNCTION WITH THE 2010 GEMINID METEOR SHOWER STORIES NY127

Cloudy skies usually blot out the December sky show, but this year there’s a chance some folks in Western Washington could get a glimpse.

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