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Dead comet spawned New Year meteors

Astronomers may have pinpointed source of the Quadrantids.

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  1. Jenniskens, P. 2003 EH1 is the Quadrantid shower parent comet. Astronomical Journal, Preprint, See also International Astronomical Union circular 8252, 8 December 2003. (2003).

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Ball, P. Dead comet spawned New Year meteors. Nature (2003).

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