Quadrantid Meteor Shower: Up to 120 Shooting Stars per Hour in Brief Peak.

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North America Welcomes Year's Inaugural Meteor Shower on Jan. 3-4.

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Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks, Offering Up to 120 Shooting Stars per Hour this Week.

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Forecasted as 2024's Most Powerful, Affirms the American Meteor Society.

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Despite its brief six-hour peak, the Quadrantid shower's climax may unfold during daylight hours.

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EarthSky Predicts Peak of Quadrantid Meteor Shower at 7:53 a.m. EST on Jan. 4.

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Western viewers have prime time for early-night Quadrantid meteor shower watching.

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During the Quadrantids' peak, around 25 shooting stars per hour are typically visible in a dark sky.

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Typically, meteor showers derive their names from the constellation they seem to originate from.

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For the Quadrantids, they radiate from the defunct constellation Quadrans Muralis.

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