You Won’t Want To Miss The Lyrids Meteor Shower, With Surges Of Up To 100 Shooting Stars Per Hour
Attention, all stargazers. There’s an upcoming meteor shower that belongs on your radar this spring. The Lyrids shower is an annual event that promises an absolutely magical spectacle. What makes this particular shower so unique is that, at times, there may be up to 100 meteors per hour. No matter if you live near a designated dark sky park or even a little way from the city, you’ll be able to enjoy the show. Here’s how you can prepare to witness this incredible celestial event.
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Have you experienced the Lyrids Meteor Shower before? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience!
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.