Surges Of Up To 100 Meteors Per Hour Will Light Up The North Dakota Skies During The 2020 Lyrid Meteor This April

You don’t have to go far from home for fantastic stargazing if you live in North Dakota. With so many wide-open spaces, dark country roads, and quiet areas with little to no light pollution, it’s one of the many perks of living on the prairie. In April, you’ll definitely want to go out and find a secluded spot to view the Lyrid meteor shower when it lights up the North Dakota skies. Here’s what you can look forward to:

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The American Meteor Society has more information about this upcoming shower and others later this year. Learn more by visiting their website. Need ideas on where to go see this amazing part of nature? Try these secluded natural spots in North Dakota. Note that some of these may not be accessible at night, or may not currently have camping options available, but they are great to put on your list for future adventures.

If you take any cool photos of the meteor shower when it happens, be sure to share them with us in our North Dakota Nature Lovers group on Facebook!

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