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03 January 2013

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Quadrantid Meteor Shower Tonight Watch Online | Spacecom
The annual Quadrantid meteor shower will peak overnight tonight and you can watch the shooting stars display live online. Learn how to watch NASA's ...
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1 arrested, 1 sought in meteorite theft at observatory ...
One man was arrested and another is wanted in connection with the theft ofmeteorites and ...
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Quadrantid meteor shower to be visible Thursday
USA TODAY
For astronomy buffs, the new year begins with the 'blink and you'll miss them" Quadrantid meteor shower. The Quads, as they are known, arrive between midnight and dawn on Jan. 3. The showers have a short peak of just eight hours. Unfortunately much of ...

When Exactly Is the Quadrantids Meteor Shower?
Patch.com
If you blink you might miss the Quadrantids Meteor Shower. It peaks in the hours right before dawn on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2012, with a maximum number of meteors per hour of about 80. The Quadrantids come from an asteroid called 2003 EH1, just as the ...

Meteor shower expected to light up the sky Thursday morning
WWSB ABC 7
SARASOTA - If you're looking to make a wish, then tonight is your night. The annual Quadrantid meteorshower is expected to wow star-gazers. Experts say this is one of the bigger meteor showers of the year, one that lovers of stars and space will not ...

Quadrantid Meteor Shower 2013: Best Place and Time to Watch
Patch.com
The Quadrantid meteor shower, the first meteor shower of 2013, will peak Thursday in the early hours. The Quadrantids is one of the lesser-known meteor showers of the year, but that doesn't mean it's anything less than spectacular. Take a look at this ...

Bright moon may put damper on Quadrantid meteor shower
NBCNews.com
The celestial fireworks display is the Quadrantid meteor shower (pronounced KWA-dran-tid), which kicks off the annual meteor shower schedule every January. To paraphrase Forrest Gump: The Quadrantids are like opening up a box of chocolates; you never ...

Quadrantids create brief, beautiful meteor show January 3-4
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
Jan. 3rd and 4th will offer a limited chance to see the first meteor shower of the year. The Quadrantids will peak in the early morning hours Thursday for viewers in North America. After many years orbiting the sun, the meteors will hurtle toward earth ...

Countdown to First Meteor Shower of 2013
Voice of America (blog)
The U.S. space agency, NASA, says pieces of an asteroid that have been orbiting the Sun for hundreds of years could delight skywatchers this week. The Quadrantid meteors will blaze trails across the sky when they enter Earth's atmosphere at about 145 ...

Bumper year for stargazers: Meteor showers, planetary conjunctions, solar eclipse
Hawaii 24/7 (press release)
These early days of the new year are a good time to look back at the past year and to look forward to what is to come in the next year. What will happen to the Kilauea eruption (Jan. 3 marks the 30th anniversary of the current eruption)? What is the ...

Quadrantid meteor shower 2013: UK stargazers set for 'spectacular' show
Telegraph.co.uk
Astronomers said Quadrantids, a little-known, but spectacular meteor shower, is due to start in the early hours of the morning tomorrow before peaking just before dawn on Friday. Scientists say that during the annual shower, named after an extinct ...

Video: Nasa live video of Quadrantids meteor ...
A camera at Nasa's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama is trained on the area
telegraph.co.uk

Quadrantid Meteor Shower Tonight: How to Watch Online - Yahoo ...
From Yahoo! News: Stargazers around the world are hoping for clear skies when the first meteor shower of 2013 peaks tonight, but if foul weather does spoil ...
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NASA : Quadrantid First Meteor Shower of 2013 ...
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The Watchers - 2013 Quadrantid meteor shower ...
The annual Quadrantids are the first meteor shower in 2013 and it will peak overnight, or more
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Nasa live video of Quadrantids meteor shower
Telegraph.co.uk
A camera at Nasa's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama is trained on the area of the sky where the Quadrantids meteor shower will be most visible. During daylight hours in Huntsville the camera will either show pre-recorded video, or a ...

Quadrantids: first meteor shower of 2013 tonight
Washington Post (blog)
A Germinid Meteor streaks from the sky over a barn in Saukville, Wis. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (Jeffrey Phelps - AP). Late tonight, and I mean late: the Quadrantids meteor shower will peak with perhaps 50-100 or so meteors streaking through the sky ...

Quadrantid meteor shower to peak overnight
CBC.ca
Dedicated stargazers are gearing up for the peak of the 2013 Quadrantid meteor shower, which will be best viewed from the Earth's northern hemisphere in the wee hours of Jan. 3, according to NASA — but this year a bright moon may hamper the celestial ...


Live stream: The Quadrantid meteor shower
WTOP
WASHINGTON - The late evening hours and early morning hours of Jan. 2 and 3 are the best times to view the Quadrantid meteor shower in the northern hemisphere. A live stream of the meteor shower is available below. According to NASA, the meteor rates ...

Quadrantids Meteor Shower Tonight: Watch Live Stream
Christian Post
The Quadrantids meteor shower, named after an extinct constellation, will only last a few hours unlike the Perseid and Geminid meteor showers. According to NASA, meteor rates will increase after midnight and peak between 3 a.m. and dawn, your local time.

LIVE STREAMING: First Meteor Shower of 2013
abc40
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – NASA says that tonight should be time for peak viewing of the year's first meteor shower. The Quadrantid meteor shower is set to light up the night sky during the early morning hours of Thursday, January 3. NASA notes that ...

Meteor Shower Coming Up Tomorrow Morning
WAVY-TV (blog)
The Quadrantid Meteor Shower is coming up tomorrow morning and it is usually one of the most active displays in the sky. This year it is predicted between 60-200 meteors per hour will be visible to anyone who wants to watch. Quads Meteor Shower ...

First meteor shower of the year expected to peak around midnight
The Bay City Times - MLive.com
BAY CITY, MI — Cold weather and light pollution may present a challenge to those wishing to see the annual Quadrantid meteor shower in the early morning hours of Jan. 3, said Garry Beckstrom, Planetarium Manager at the Delta College Planetarium.

Quadrantids meteor shower will be visible over Palm Springs
The Desert Sun (blog)
Quadrantids meteor shower Joshua Tree Helen Mirren and Bradley Cooper aren't the only stars headed for Palm Springs. Astronomy buffs may want to set their alarm clocks for midnight tonight. That's when the Quadrantid meteor showers are scheduled to ...

First Meteor Shower of 2013: Quadrantids Peak Thursday Morning
The Epoch Times
Meteor showers are always hard to predict, though, so it could happen earlier or later. In Asia, it might happen in the predawn hours on Jan. 4. “Those who brave the cold might see up to 40 meteors per hour, although moonlight will make faint meteors ...

'Green fireball in the western sky' – Did you see it?
West Seattle Blog (blog)
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Watch the Quadrantid meteor shower online
Los Angeles Times
The Quadrantid meteor shower will peak early Thursday morning, and if you don't want to face the January cold to enjoy the show, you can watch it right here, thanks to a live broadcast from NASA. Unfortunately, you'll still have to wake up in the early ...

First Meteor Shower of 2013 Peaks Tonight
National Geographic
Tiny fragments from the comet slam into the Earth's atmosphere at 90,000 miles per hour (1.4 million kilometers per hour) and burn up 50 miles (80 kilometers) above Earth, "creating the spectacular display we know as a meteor shower," Todd explained.

Quadrantid meteor shower: Will moon wash out the show?
Christian Science Monitor
Given the moon's phase, that translates into a rate of between five and 10 meteors an hour visible to people from urban centers through suburbs and into rural areas, according to estimates from the American Meteor Society. The shower actually spans six ...

How To See The Quadrantids Meteor Shower
Forbes
The annual Quadrantids meteor shower peaks this week, filling the skies with hundreds of shooting stars. Here's how to get the best view of the action. The Quadrantid MeteorShower, viewed from Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada on January 3, 2009.

Quadrantid meteor shower to start around midnight
SlashGear
On January 3 (starting at midnight tonight and lasting into the morning hours), the Quandrantid meteor shower will put on a show for the Western coast of the United states, as well as Asia. The Quads, as it is more commonly known, typically produce 60 ...

Clouds May Obscure Views of Quadrantids Meteor Shower
Patch.com
High clouds associated with a system approaching the Pacific Northwest overnight may hamper viewing of the meteor shower, especially north of San Francisco, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters there say the best viewing times will be ...

Watch the Quadrantid Meteor Shower in Texas Even if It's Cloudy
StateImpact Texas
If you didn't see any fireworks on New Year's Eve, you might want to look to the skies tonight (well, technically very early tomorrow). That's when the Quadrantid Meteor Shower will reach its peek visibility for the year. Between 3 a.m. and sunrise ...

Quadrantid meteor shower to be seen overnight on Jan 3, 4
The Voice of Russia
During a meteor shower a number of meteors are observed to radiate from one point of the night sky. The point from where the Quadrantid meteors appear to radiate is located within the extinct constellation Quadrans Muralis. On modern star charts, this ...

First meteor shower of the year takes place early Thursday
Tbo.com
Stargazers will be treated to a meteor shower Thursday morning but they'll have to get up early to see it. The Quadrantids meteor shower will peak in the early morning hours with a maximum rate of about 80 per hour, varying between 60 and 200 ...

Quadrantids create 2013's first meteor shower
WDBJ7
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama - A little-known meteor shower named after an extinct constellation, the Quadrantids will present an excellent chance for hardy souls to start the year off with some late-night meteor watching. Peaking in the ...

Quadrantid Meteor Shower 2013: Moon Threatens First Meteor Shower of 2013 ...
Latinos Post
The first meteor shower of the New Year might have to difficult to view due to the moon as it peaks overnight on Jan. 3. The Quadrantids meteor shower will be peaking in the morning hours with a maximum of about 80 meteors per hour, but could reach as ...

2013 Quadrantid meteor shower to peak early Thursday; live feed and video
Examiner.com
Wednesday morning, Space.com announced that they will have a live feed webcast of the Quadrantid meteor shower early Thursday morning, January 3, 2013 during its peak of shooting stars; the news has created an Internet buzz for those who will not be ...

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