How to see the Earth Day Lyrid meteor shower

How to see the Earth Day Lyrid meteor shower This illustration simulates the view to the east-northeast as seen from the heart of the British Isles at 12am local time on Saturday 22 April. For scale, the portion of sky depicted is about three times the span of an outstretched hand at arm’s length

Astronomy Now Online

Look up! The Lyrid meteor shower peaks Friday night

This should be an excellent year for viewing the Lyrids, according to AccuWeather, since the peak falls just a few days before the new moon, thus light from the moon will not interfere much with viewing conditions. “It’s been three months since January

13newsnow.com

Meteor shower to light up Vietnamese skies this weekend

Stargazers will simply have to look up at the night sky to enjoy the show. The annual Lyrid meteor shower which returns every April will peak this weekend with a perfect light show over Vietnam. Stargazers will be able to see 10 to 20 meteors per hour, …

VnExpress International

Meteor shower to light up WA skies this weekend

Keen stargazers are in for a treat this weekend as the Lyrid meteor shower peaks in the night sky. The Lyrids are a consistent but moderate shower, producing between 10 to 20 meteors per hour at their peak. This year the peak is forecast for Saturday

The West Australian

April meteor showers to thrill people

Meteor spotting: Over this coming week we’re in for a ‘meteor shower’ called the Lyrids. Credit: Tomoe Aratani. See your ad here. What’s happening in The Great Lakes. Interested in a book club? Meeting monthly with a new book each time, plus coffee and …

Great Lakes Advocate

If clouds part, South Sound residents could see meteors this weekend

If the rain clouds part this weekend, South Sound residents may get a glimpse of a meteor shower that has been ramping up over the past week. The International Meteor Organization reports that showers in the Lyrids began Tuesday, and will continue …

The News Tribune

What is the Lyrid meteor shower? Where, when and how to see shooting stars this weekend

A spectacular astronomical display is expected to be seen in the sky on Saturday if the weather stays clear. Share. ByRecord Reporter. 11:58, 21 APR 2017. News. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%.

Scottish Daily Record

How to see the Earth Day Lyrid meteor shower

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:49 – The annual Lyrid Meteor Shower will be putting on a show for Earth Day this weekend, and here’s your guide to when and where to see it. On the nights of Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 stargazers may be able to

The Weather Network

Light show

A long-exposure photograph taken on Earth Day (April 22) in 2015 shows the Lyrids meteor shower passing near the Milky Way in the clear night sky. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. Have you ever seen …

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