The sky will be dark and moonless for at least three hours before the first light of dawn on Thursday morning (April 23), when the annual Lyrid meteor shower is due to reach its peak.
Even if the weather in your area doesn't cooperate, you can still get a look at these shooting stars tonight (April 22). The online Slooh community observatory will air a free Lyrids webcast at 8 p.m. EDT (0000 GMT on April 23) at its website: www.slooh.com. The webacst will include live views - and...
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