Quandrantid Over Hudson, NY
Astrophotographer Jonathan Simons took this photograph of a Quadrantid meteor in Hudson, NY, on Jan. 4, 2012, at 4:30 am [local time].
Spot the Meteor
Astrophotographer Jack Fusco caught the Quadrantid meteor shower in Maurice River, NJ, at the East Point Lighthouse, January 2012. A meteor is visible over the right side of the lighthouse.
A Dazzling Display
Amateur photographer Roberto Porto snapped this photo of a Quadrantid meteor streaking over the volcanic island ofTenerife in Spain's Canary Islands on Jan. 4, 2012 during the meteor shower's peak.