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Lyrid 2021 meteor shower: When, where & how to see it.

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#1 Cali

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Posted 17 April 2021 - 07:57 AM

What you need to know is right .... here.

 

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Posted 19 April 2021 - 11:20 PM

Here's the section on the Lyrids from the April 2021 Celestial Calendar.

 

The Lyrid meteor shower peaks on the night of April 22nd/April 23rd.  A typical zenithal hourly rate is about 20 meteors per hour but short outbursts have occurred occasionally.  Fireballs are also possible.  The radiant lies to the northwest of the first-magnitude star Vega, between the Keystone of Hercules and Lyra.  A waxing gibbous Moon will compromise the 2021 Lyrids.  It will set about an hour before morning twilight.  For more on this year’s Lyrid meteor shower, browse https://earthsky.org...d-meteor-shower and https://www.imo.net/...lyrids-in-2021/



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Posted 20 April 2021 - 12:55 AM

There's more on this year's Lyrids at https://www.amsmeteo...ril-17-23-2021/ and https://www.accuweat...th-day/cpbmvuUF




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