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The Dazzling Lyrid Meteor Shower

  • Category news
  • Definition HD
  • Resolution 1280 x 720
  • Duration 00:00:39
  • Year 2018
  • Language English

The Dazzling Lyrid Meteor Shower

This week, the dazzling Lyrid meteor shower, when Earth passes through the tail of Comet Thatcher as it travels on its 415 year orbit around the sun. The annual shower occurs between April 16 and 25, and while it is difficult accurately predict meteor showers, Business Insider reports the best chance to see it is in the early morning hours of April 22nd, when the waxing moon is least likely to interfere.

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