Millions gathering worldwide to ring in new year

The sky above Sydney Harbour lights up with the 9 p.m. fireworks display on new year's eve in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 31, 2010. Enthusiastic Australians camped out at parks alongside the Sydney Harbour Bridge to win the best view of the spectacular New Year's Eve fireworks kicking off celebrations around the world.

December 31, 2010 11:15:18 AM PST
Multicolored starbusts and gigantic sparklers lit the midnight sky over Sydney Harbour in a dazzling fireworks show witnessed by 1.5 million enthusiastic spectators who camped out all day to ring in the new year.