What is the Quadrantids?

  • The first meteor shower of the new year correct

    It is January now which means that we are in the month of the Quadrantids. The Quadrantids is a series of over 50 meteors showering in the sky. It's most apparent day was yesterday, January 4th, in the early morning but could last a bit longer. See? Even the sky likes to participate in New Years fireworks!

  • Grecian demigods of winter
  • An extremely rare flower in El Salvador
  • A virus found in seaweed
  • ON A DAY
    LIKE TODAY
    04/26
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