Quadrantid


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Quadrantid

(ˈkwɒˌdræntɪd)
n
(Celestial Objects) any member of a meteor shower occurring annually around January 3 and appearing to radiate from a point in the constellation Boötes
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Qatar residents can observe the Quadrantid meteor shower from the evening of Thursday until the dawn of Friday, according to Qatar Calendar House (QCH).
The 2019 Quadrantid meteor shower will appear to be on its most visible this Thursday night, according to the (https://www.imo.net/files/meteor-shower/cal2019.pdf) International Meteor Organization.
"Shooting stars" that spring from the brilliant Quadrantid meteor will kick off a new year of skywatching for Filipinos.
"On an average 80 Quadrantid meteors are expected to be seen," astronomer expert Dr Beshir Marzouk explained Qatar residents will have a good chance to observe the Quadrantid meteor shower from Thursday evening until Friday dawn, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) announced.
The next celestial display to light up the UAE skies will be the Quadrantid meteor shower next year, which usually peaks from December 3 to December 4.
Meanwhile, the Quadrantid meteor shower will light up the night sky until Jan.
Pagasa said another nighttime spectacle, the annual Quadrantid meteor shower has been visible since Jan.
(3-4) NIGHT: The short-lived Quadrantid meteors peak for North America, but the full Moon makes viewing any of this shower's meteors a challenge.
The Quadrantid meteor shower could be seen over the region tonight and - to a lesser extent - tomorrow night.
The Quadrantid shower in January is also strong, but very brief.