Watch Up To 100 Meteors Per Hour In The First Meteor Shower Of 2020, Visible From Minnesota
As far as astronomy goes, there is a lot happening in 2020. The year is filled with supermoons and lunar eclipses, to name a few of the many astronomy events set to go down in 2020. But those aren’t the only exciting things you’ll find in the night sky. The year – and the decade – starts off with a bang in early January, when the Quadrantid meteor shower peaks. If you’re in Minnesota, you’ll be lucky enough to enjoy 100 meteors per hour at times. Read on to learn all you need to know about seeing this annual meteor shower in Minnesota in 2020:
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If you can find a piece of dark sky in early January – and stay up late enough – you can catch the Quadrantid meteor shower at its peak. This spectacular show is the first meteor shower of the year!
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.