According  to NASA officials you may want to look at the sky early Wednesday morning, that's because the first meteor shower of 2012 is expected to take place.The Quadrantid meteor shower is expected to happen around 2am Eastern Time January 4th. The meteors are expected to fall at a rate of 100 per hour. So hold your breath, and pray the skies are clear that night for a great show!

A live video feed of the Quadrantid meteor shower is embedded below. The camera is mounted at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. During the day, you'll see a dark gray box -- the camera is light-activated and will turn on at dusk each evening

(source:CMT/NASA)