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Meteor Shower This Weekend

Quadrantids should be visible late Saturday into Sunday

(Newser) - Sky watchers can ring in the new year again with the return of the annual Quadrantid meteor shower this weekend. An almost full moon might reduce visibility, but those willing to give it a try should bundle up Saturday night and head out between midnight and dawn Sunday, reports Earth... More »

Year's First Meteor Shower Could Be Its Best

Quadrantid meteor shower peaks around 3am ET tomorrow

(Newser) - The new year starts off with what is expected to be one of the best meteor showers of 2012: For those watching in North America early tomorrow morning, 60 to 200 meteors will streak by per hour during the Quadrantid meteor shower. According to CNN , NASA pegs the perfect viewing... More »

'08's Best Meteor Show Tonight

Unique opportunity for viewing Quadrantids

(Newser) - The most exciting space show of 2008 might well be the Quadrantid meteor shower's peak at 1:40 a.m. EST tomorrow, Space.com reports. Though factors such as moonlight and weather usually obscure the annual spectacle, a rural observer this year may see one or two shooting stars per... More »

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