Meteor Shower Tonight: 2011 Lyrids To Peak April 22, 23 (PHOTOS)

Meteor Shower Tonight: 2011 Lyrids To Peak April 22, 23 (PHOTOS)

Dont miss tonight’s meteor shower! The 2011 Lyrids meteor shower will be in full effect from late tonight, April 22, into the early morning.

According to EarthSky, April’s annual meteor shower brings bright streaks trailing across the sky at around 10-20 meteors per minute when at its peak. They also report that the Lyrids are particularly known for rare outbursts that spontaneously surge to upwards of 100 meteors per hour.

This year may not be as particularly vibrant as previous years, due to the moon, but if you time your viewing just right you should still witness a good show.

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