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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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To give you a hand we have put together a list of the must-see celestial wonders happening in 2019 with the help of seasky.org January 3-4 - The Quadrantids meteor shower This shower peaks at the same time every year, around January 3 or 4.
The Quadrantids is an aboveaverage shower with up to 40 meteors per hour at its peak.
17, the Quadrantids will apparently peak at around 2 a.m.
January's shooting stars are in the Quadrantids; they appear early in the first week, most heavily on Jan.
QATAR and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere will witness the first meteor showers this year the Quadrantids Meteor Showers from Wednesday evening until dawn on Thursday, as it reaches its peak during the period.
One of the year's best chances to see a meteor - the annual "Quadrantids" meteor shower - is expected to peak with the year just a few days old.
The State of Qatar and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere will be witnessing the first meteor showers this year - the Quadrantids Meteor Showers - which will reach its peak on Wednesday evening until dawn Thursday.
THE YEAR OPENS with a whimper as far as meteor showers are concerned, with less than optimal viewing conditions for the annual Quadrantids. Typically, this shower's zenithal hourly rate (the number of meteors visible when the radiant is at the zenith in a sky with a limiting magnitude of 6.5) reaches as high as 100, but this ideal output is balanced by a very narrow window for peak activity.
January's shooting stars are the Quadrantids; they appear most heavily on January 3 and 4, at the rate of about 35 per hour.
In fact, it said, the Philippines witnessed early this year the first meteor shower visible to the country called 'quadrantids.'
Major Meteor Showers in 2016 Morning Radiant Peak rate, ideal Name of peak location conditions * Quadrantids Jan.