The Quadrantids meteor shower peaks early this Tuesday morning, January 4, 2011. Go out after midnight. Find as dark a location as you can. Face eastward, looking as high in the sky as you comfortably can. Lie down on your back in a sleeping bag or find a comfortable chair. Watch and enjoy. The peak is very brief and unpredictable, so stay out as long as you can. Defy the cold!!! No optical aid needed at all.