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Quadrantid Meteor Shower

The Quadrantid meteor shower occurs in January every year. The radiant of the shower lies in the Bootes constellation. Cause of meteor showers The meteor showers are caused due to debris or trail of dust left by a comet. When the earth moves through the left-over dust particles, they catch fire. How do they fire ..




Perseid Meteor Shower

Every Year the Perseid meteor shower happens in August, as Earth travels through the remnant tail of Comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. In November, when earth moves through the remnants of Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle, it causes Leonid meteor shower. The Perseids are so called because the point from which they appear to hail (called the radiant) lies in the constellation Perseus.