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The radiant point of the Quadrantids can be found in an approximate right angle with the handle-end of the Big Dipper and Bootes' star Arcturus.
The Quadrantids is an "above average" meteor shower, producing up to 120, 41km per second meteors an hour, and originating from a former constellation called Quadrans Muralis.
Bashir Marzouq, an astronomer at Qatar Calendar House (QCH), said in a statement that the Quadrantids Meteor Showers are very distinctive because of its very high fall rate in the peak which reaches 80 meteors per hour.
According to Discovery Channel, quadrantids produce up to 40 meteors or falling stars per hour, and that it is just among the more than 100 tons of materials from asteroids and comets that fall into the earth every day - some destroyed by friction while some survive and pass through the atmosphere to become falling stars that are visible to human eyes.
The Quadrantid shower in January is also strong, but very brief.
Quadrantids, which are known for producing lots of bright fireballs in the night sky, visits every New Year, Cnet reported.
MY diary tells me to look out for the Quadrantids meteor shower but I am quite pushed timewise, could you pop out and do it for me?
The Quadrantids, another under-observed shower, are active from January 01 to 06 with a peak on Jan 03.
The next chance for a good show may be the Quadrantids in early January 2014.
The Quadrantids Metor Shower is classed as an above average shower, not as spectacular as last month's.
The Quadrantids are a major shower, Al-Saadoon told KUNA, adding that they
You'll get a crash course in three of this coming January's unusual astronomical events, from a partial solar eclipse, the Quadrantids Meteor Shower and Jupiter aligning with Uranus.