Eye in the Sky
The Chi Orionid meteor shower will be at maximum on the night of December 10th. Although only about 5 meteors per hour will be seen they are usually bright. This shower is always overshadowed by the Geminids in a few days time.
On This Day
December 10th 1974 Launch of Helios 1
Helios 1 was a West German satellite launched by NASA to observe the Sun the mission ended in 1985.