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The annual Quadrantid Meteor Shower is underway and is expected to peak during the night of 2015 JAN 03-04. The Quadrantids can appear at a rate as great as the Perseids, however only for a few hours around the peak. They are named after an obsolete constellation. The radiant is actually in Boötes. The meteors are equally likely to be spotted anywhere in the sky, but their tails point toward the radiant. They are best seen after local midnight when Boötes has arisen and before morning twilight. However, the nearly Full Moon will provide interference this year.
Descriptions of the shower or perhaps even lucky photos would be welcome additions to this thread. My calendar for the major meteor showers during this decade including Moon illumination data can be found at CurtRenz.com/asteroids.html
Last Edit: Jan 28, 2015 12:06:54 GMT -6 by Centaur