Monday, January 3, 2011


QUADRANTID METEOR SHOWER: Sky watchers in the northern hemisphere should be  alert for meteors before sunrise on Tuesday, Jan. 4th.  Earth is about to pass  through a narrow stream of debris from shattered comet 2003 EH1, the parent of  the annual Quadrantid meteor shower.  Forecasters say the encounter could  produce a fast flurry of 100 meteors per hour during the early hours of Jan.  4th. Details and observing tips may be found at . 

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