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Quadrantid meteor

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Wednesday January 4, 2012

Providence, RI (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: A very bright meteor from the Quadrantids at 3:00:08 am EST captured by the wide field sky camera on the roof of Ladd Observatory.

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5. kristinarinell
11:17 PM GMT on January 04, 2012
Cool capture!
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4. zomibe
10:15 PM GMT on January 04, 2012
awesome
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3. newenglandlight
2:06 PM GMT on January 04, 2012
Awesome shot of the meteor Mike! I was able to see two meteors between 2:30 and 3:00 AM.
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2. Here4now
1:33 PM GMT on January 04, 2012
Beautiful photo! Thanks for joining WU. I look forward to more great weather photos from the Observatory.
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1. belletrouvaille
12:30 PM GMT on January 04, 2012
How kind of the Ladd Observatory to share photos on Wunderground! That is indeed a very bright one, thanks for posting!
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