Quadrantid meteor (astronomy from+the+sky nighttime ). Photo by LaddObservatory

Quadrantid meteor

Uploaded by: LaddObservatory

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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