Surges Of Up To 100 Meteors Per Hour Will Light Up The Arkansas Skies During The 2020 Lyrid Meteor This April
Stargazers will have a special reason to look up next month. The Lyrid meteor shower will be happening at the end of the month and brings a chance for surges of up to 100 meteors per hour! Pick Arkansas’ first dark sky park or another light pollution-free area and enjoy the star-studded show.
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Are you making plans to see the Lyrid meteor shower? Where’s your favorite place to sit back and watch the showers? We would love to see your starry photos in our Facebook group, Arkansas Nature Lovers. You should join for your chance to be featured and to discover why there’s nothing better than Arkansas’ stunning nature.
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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