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Quadrantids meteor shower 2016

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The Quadrantids are a prolific meteor shower lasting from the 1st to the 6th of January each year. Their peak is typical around the 4th of January with a rate of 120 meteors per hour and an average velocity of 41 km/s. The radiant of Quadrantids is located close to the constellation Boötes (not far from the Big Dipper), even if the name Quadrantids comes from the now-defunct constellation Quadrans Muralis.
The source of the meteor shower is particles of dust shed by the asteroid 2003 EH1, which in turn may be related to the comet C/1490 Y1.

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