Look for Geminid meteor shower in clear December skies

This December brings the Geminid meteor shower, a bright comet and clear views of Saturn and Mars, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The Geminids peak Dec. 13-14, with best viewing from dark sky locations after midnight local time.
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This December brings the Geminid meteor shower, a bright comet and clear views of Saturn and Mars, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The Geminids peak Dec. 13-14, with best viewing from dark sky locations after midnight local time.

Robert Mittendorf covers civic issues, weather, traffic and how people are coping with the high cost of housing for The Bellingham Herald. A journalist since 1984, he’s also a volunteer firefighter for South Whatcom Fire Authority.