Coming to a sky near you: Lyrid Meteor Shower

The Lyrid meteor shower is coming to a sky near you both Sunday and Monday nights, though a bright moon may interfere with your sky watching.

The Lyrids appear each year from about April 16 to 25, according to

“In 2019, the peak of this shower – which tends to come in a burst and usually lasts for less than a day – is expected to fall on the morning of Tuesday April 23, under the light of a bright waning gibbous moon,” Earthsky’s Bruce McClure and Deborah Byrd said.

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