This Year, The Lyrids Meteor Shower Above Arizona Will Peak On Earth Day In A Celestial Celebration
By Katie Lawrence|Published April 14, 2021
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
Earth Day happens once a year, but it doesn’t always coincide with the peak of a meteor shower. On April 22 – Earth Day – the Lyrids meteor shower will be at its most active point. What a way to celebrate our planet!
Will you be watching the Lyrids meteor shower peak on Earth Day this year? If so, where in Arizona do you plan on viewing it from? Let us know in the comments section, and check out our previous article for more information about dark skies in Arizona.
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