from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of a shower of shooting-stars appearing January 2d and 3d, and radiating from the old constellation Quadrans Muralis.
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The live BBC Two programme will be broadcast from Britain's famous Jodrell Bank observatory during the quadrantid meteor shower and a partial solar eclipse that will occur between January 4 and 6.
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