Lyrid meteors face off against a bright moon this week

Come Thursday morning (April 22), the primary meteor bathe in almost 4 months reaches its peak with the annual Lyrid meteor bathe, though a vivid moon may intrude.

The Lyrid bathe will not be a wealthy show, definitely to not be in comparison with December’s Geminids or the Perseids of August. A single observer wanting skyward underneath darkish, clear skies may even see 10 to 20 meteors per hour. 

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