Greet 2014 with a meteor shower!

The "light show" will run from January 1 to 7.

Helen Flores of The Philippine Star reports, "The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the annual Quadrantid meteor shower will be active from January 1 to 7."


The report noted: "The Quadrantids will peak Jan. 3 and 4 and meteors or falling stars could be seen at the rate of at least 40 per hour. Based on PAGASA's astronomical diary for January 2014, the Quadrantid meteor shower hits the Earth's atmosphere at the rate of about 40 kilometers per second."


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