2012 Quadrantid Meteor Shower: Roberto Porto - Amateur photographer Roberto Porto snapped this photo of a Quadrantid meteor streaking over the volcanic island ofTenerife in Spain's Canary Islands on Jan. 2012 during the meteor shower's peak.
A Quadrantid meteor is seen streaking across a cloud-spattered sky with shadowy rocks in the foreground in this dazzling photo by astrophotographer Roberto Porto taken on Jan. 2012 on Tenerife Island in Spain's Canary Islands during the meteor shower's
How to watch the Quadrantids tonight — the first major meteor shower of 2018
The annual Quadrantid meteor shower runs from Dec. 30 to Jan. 12 and peaks before dawn on Thursday (Jan. The Quadrantids are usually a good shower, but bright moonlight will reduce the number of meteors you see this year.