Watch Up To 100 Meteors Per Hour In The First Meteor Shower Of 2020, Quadrantids, Easily Seen From North Carolina
The very first meteor shower of 2020 should be an event worth getting up early to see. Unlike other meteor showers that inspire late nights for best viewing times at around 2 a.m. (like the Perseids and Geminid meteor showers), January’s annual meteor shower peaks around 5 a.m. EST on the morning of Saturday, January 4th.
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Kick off the new year in brilliant fashion with a pre-dawn meteor shower that promises to be easy to spot (right under the handle of the Big Dipper) and resplendent with bright blue meteors. The window for viewing the Quadrantid meteor shower is short (approximately six hours total) with the peak taking place at 5 a.m. EST on January 4, 2020. Set an alarm on your phone now – so you don’t forget!
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Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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