'Bright fireball' meteor shower visible from Singapore on Friday morning

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Quadrantid meteor shower: Which parts of the US will have favorable viewing conditions?

But they will be most visible at their peak on January 3, according to the American Meteor Society website.

Compared to other meteor showers such as Geminids or Orionids, the Quadrantids can be harder to observe due to their small peak time.

The Quadrantids are notoriously known as having a very short window for peak viewing.

Signs of the Quadrantid meteor shower began in the tail end of December, but the event peaks in early January.

'Fireballs are larger explosions of light and colour that can persist longer than an average meteor streak.

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For optimal viewing, it's recommended you drive away from the city and any bright lights - places like the grounds of the Lake Afton Public Observatory or a countryside spot are ideal.

Qatar is strategically-located in both the Northern and Eastern Hemispheres as it's positioned in the Middle East, a recognized geographical region of southwestern Asia.

"It is going to be a good year because the moon is going to be such a small slice that the skies will be dark", said Ron Nyberg of the High Desert Astronomy Club. Lie flat on your back with feet facing northeast and look up at the sky - it should take less than 30 minutes for your eyes to adjust to the dark.

"The radiant point for the Quadrantids is easy to find as it sits near the Big Dipper, one of the most well-known constellations in the sky", wrote AccuWeather meteorologist Brian Lada in the release. "Be patient - the show will last until dawn, so you have plenty of time to catch a glimpse", it wrote.

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