Those in Europe could wind up seeing the most meteors, which can range from 60 to over 100 during ideal conditions. However, as Earthsky reports, with the Quadrantids it's different, as the peak can last only a couple of hours.
During flawless conditions, anywhere from 60 to over 100 meteors per hour can be seen during the peak.
Tonight's meteor shower will send bright fireballs from the asteroid designation 2003EH as Earth moves through the thickest part of the debris field.More news: USC's Kliff Kingsbury to interview with Jets, Cardinals
Don't give up hope if you don't live in those areas.
The best time is between midnight at about 6am in the morning. Compared with most other meteor showers, these are unusual as they are thought to have originated from a passing asteroid.
The Quadrantids appear to come from a constellation called "Quadrans Muralis", which was created in 1795 but is no longer recognised as a constellation. The meteor shower is known for having a thin stream of particles which interact with Earth as it passes by.More news: Fabregas makes emotional Chelsea farewell after FA Cup win
'Be patient-the show will last until dawn, so you have plenty of time to catch a glimpse'. If you venture out away from city lights Thursday evening and night and look for the Big Dipper, your chances of seeing a healthy amount of shooting stars are pretty good.
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