Surges Of Up To 100 Meteors Per Hour Will Light Up The Virginia Skies During The 2020 Lyrid Meteor Shower This April
By Beth|Published March 18, 2020
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. 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.
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.