Quadrantid meteor shower

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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 1998, file photo, a meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California's Mojave Desert in this 30-minute time exposure. The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

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Skywatchers will be setting their alarm clocks for the early morning hours Jan. 3 when the annual Quadrantid meteor shower peaks. Meteor watchers can expect to see 60 to 200 meteors an hour streak across the sky, NASA said.

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