We have a few days in 2019 and the first major of the year in shower meteor is already happening.
And while it was a fantastic time for istargazers over the past few weeks, the show & # 39; this week can & # 39; makes for some incredible viewing.
The annual Quadrantid Meteors will be visible in the next few days, and there is potential for 100 meteors.
Along with & # 39; this number is & # 39; factors helping us to & # 39; to figure out the exhibition & # 39; this year, so it is an ideal opportunity to see some meteors shoot aerial & # 39; night.
So x & # 39; are you waiting for? Dig the chair the old deck, take your schedule and read ahead to find out how best to find this annual meteor treatment.
S & # 39; is the Quadrantid Meteor Shower?
The Quadrantids is believed created by remaining powder & # 39; back from an asteroid called 2003 EH1, revealed Birmingham Live.
This asteroid is believed that once a comet, which had been most & # 39; & # rock putting 39; ice and all its other debris.
Reportedly, when the Earth's orbit in tikkonfaċċa trail & # 39; waste asteroid, dust arises in the atmosphere, eventually creating hot and stripes & # 39; light.
This shower has been known to produce a 50-100 meteors in the sky, so it should be a great opportunity to do some stargazing.
When this happens?
This meteor shower will be the first of the year, typically occurs between the end of & # 39; December and the beginning of & # 39; January.
Experts predict that this year will decline about 3 and 4 January.
When is the best time to see it?
Those who wish to take an idea of meteors should prepare to stargaze from last evening of 3 & # 39; in January, and by early the next day.
While the shower can & # 39; providing an incredible display, the top usually lasts only a few hours, Bruce McClure revealed to EarthSky.
How to find?
While some of the meteor events are found more easily by finding the radiant point, the Quadrantid meteors are a little different.
"You only in & # 39; latitudes & # 39; mid-north or north, in the times & # 39; morning & # 39; in the morning and I hope that the peak only in time with right to your part of the world ", explained McClure.
So luckily for the UK, our village can & # 39; help provide a better opportunity becomes apparent to the showers when they occur tomorrow evening.
And also thanks to the istargazers, non & # 39; sunlight means dark skies for meteor shower of annual Quadrantid & # 39; this year.
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