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Potential Meteor Strikes in Australia

Australian residents witnessed a loud noise and bright light, presumed to be a meteor on Monday night.

Quadrantid meteor shower

Skywatchers will be setting their alarm clocks for the early morning

hours Jan. 3 when the annual Quadrantid meteor shower peaks. Meteor watchers can expect to see 60 to 200 meteors an hour streak across the sky, NASA said.