Geminid meteor shower peaks this week

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Geminid meteor shower happens every December, spitting out as many as 100 to 120 fast-moving meteors per hour. The annual show is a fan-favorite because of it's high meteor count, if the clouds cooperate. 

Right now, it appears the skies over West Michigan will hide most of the meteors. 

Still, there is a good chance of catching at least a "shooting star" or two in the early morning hours of Thursday and Friday when the shower reaches its peak.

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