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Countdown to First Meteor Shower of 2013

Posted January 1st, 2013 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency, NASA, says pieces of an asteroid that have been orbiting the Sun for hundreds of years could delight skywatchers this week. The Quadrantid meteors will blaze trails across the sky when they enter Earth’s atmosphere at about 145,000 kilometers per hour and burn up 80 kilometers above the planet’s surface. It […]

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