Quadrantid meteor shower

A meteor streaks above the Dents-du-Midi mountain being artificially lit during the 13 Summits event in Champoussin

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Skywatchers will be setting their alarm clocks for the early morning hours Jan. 3 when the annual Quadrantid meteor shower peaks. Meteor watchers can expect to see 60 to 200 meteors an hour streak across the sky, NASA said.

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