May 25, 2019

AstroEvent of the Week, January 3rd-9th, 2009: The Quadrantids.

The New Year and this weekend kick off with a curious meteor shower; the Quadrantids do not hail from a modern constellation. They are instead a reference to the extinct constellation Quandrans Muralis, which occupied the present day location of the intersections of the constellations Boötes, Hercules, and Draco.

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