Photo Gallery: North Korean rocket launch: Dec. 12, 2012 17/22

South Koreans watch a TV news reporting launch of the Unha rocket from Tongchang-ri, North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. North Korea fired a long-range rocket Wednesday in its second launch under its new leader, South Korean officials said, defying warnings from the U.N. and Washington only days before South Korean presidential elections. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) ORG XMIT: SEL113