The 2015 Lyrid Meteors Peak Tomorrow Night!

A lucky capture of a 2013 Lyrid meteor. Image credit and copyright: John Chumack

A lucky capture of a 2013 Lyrid meteor. Image credit and copyright: John Chumack

April showers bring May flowers, and this month also brings a shower of the celestial variety, as the Lyrid meteors peak this week.

And the good news is, 2015 should be a favorable year for the first major meteor shower of the Spring season for the northern hemisphere. The peak for the shower in 2015 is predicted to arrive just after midnight Universal Time on Thursday April 23rd, which is 8:00 PM EDT on the evening of Wednesday April 22nd. (…)
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