Don’t forget to look up tonight for the Lyrid Meteor Shower! Up to 20 meteors per hour are expected to be seen, with the best exposure tonight after midnight!

The April Lyrids are a meteor shower lasting from April 16 to April 26 each year. The radiant of the meteor shower is located in the constellation Lyra, near its brightest star, Vega. The peak of the shower is typically around April 22 each year.

The shower usually peaks around April 22 and the morning of April 23. Counts typically range from 5 to 20 meteors per hour, averaging around 10. – Source; Wikipedia.

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