Nature Experience: Lyrid Meteor Shower This Weekend

All eyes to the skies this weekend, and on into the week. The Lyrid meteor shower is expected to peak on April 21 and 22, with up to 20 meteors per hour visible.

This meteor shower occurs each year when Eart passes through the dust trail of Comet Thatcher.

Spoiler alert: The gibbous moon may obstruct the view of this shower. (The moon is waxing, filling in, and will be full on April 25.)

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