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Quadrantids Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight, Early January 3, 2013

Tonight, around 2am January 3, 2013, the first major meteor shower of the year will occur, the Quadrantids. Those watching should expect to see up to 40 or so meteors an hour, though the dimmer ones will washed out somewhat by moonlight. The moon will be in its ‘waning gibbous’ phase, which means it will

Quadrantids Meteor Shower Peaks January 3rd 2013

The Quadrantids meteor shower will be peaking in the very early morning hours of January 3, 2013. The meteor shower, named after an extinct constellation, are expected to reach a peak rate of around 80 meteors an hour. There will be some moon light present though, so that will cut down somewhat on the number

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