Watch Up To 40 Meteors Per Hour In The First Meteor Shower Of 2020, Visible From Virginia

There’s a lot to look forward to in 2020, and the first meteor shower of the decade should be at the top of your list. For star enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, the Quadrantid Meteor Shower will be an event worth viewing. Viewers who brave the early morning cold will be rewarded with up to 40 meteors per hour at the peak of the show on January 4th, weather permitting. Here’s more on this fantastic celestial event you won’t want to miss.

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What are your thoughts on this upcoming meteor shower? We’d love to hear from you! If you’re looking for a great place to watch the meteor shower, be sure to check out Virginia’s very own International Dark Sky Park.


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