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

Virginia is home to several international dark sky parks, which makes stargazing an epic experience. However, you don’t have to travel far to enjoy the upcoming Lyrid Meteor Shower. This annual event will take place between April 16th and April 26th and is particularly noteworthy for its possible surges of up to 100 meteors per hour! Here’s more on this celestial event that promises to be nothing short of spectacular.

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Have you witnessed the Lyrid meteor shower before? If so, we’d love to hear all about it! For related content, be sure to read about how James River State Park is now considered an official dark sky park.

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