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- n. Any meteor from a radiant in the constellation Ursa Minor.
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The last winter solstice eclipse was in 1638, and this one will be topped off by the Ursid meteor shower.
IIRC, the taxonomic position of the greater panda is a matter of some debate: Procyonid or Ursid?
The next shooting star display to grace Earth's night skies will be the Ursid meteor shower, which peaks on Dec. 22.
Ursid meteor shower , a bright Jupiter in evening skies and a bright Venus in morning skies.