NASA confirms the blue, rocky asteroid 3200 Phaethon is the source of the Geminid meteor shower, making the Geminids just one of two known meteor showers not caused by a comet.

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*sigh* can’t NASA just take some responsibility for their own problems instead of blaming me for everything? Sheesh!

phaeth0n

It most likely is a comet, just an inactive one that has lost its surface volatiles.

jswhitten

All I know was that I got a nice show Saturday night 😍🌠

PeachAnalyzer

>just one of two known meteor showers not caused by a comet. Fuck we know so very little about this Universe we call home.

BendADickCumOnBack

I’m really high and I read the first part of the title as “NASA confirms the sky is blue”.

SomeNorwegianChick