They say the best things in life are free. And if you need proof of the old adage’s validity, you’ll get it in April when the Lyrids meteor shower takes place. During the annual event, the night sky is set aglow with very bright, fast shooting stars. The best part is that you don’t need any special equipment to view the meteor shower — just your peepers. Read on for all the details because you don’t want to miss this mesmerizing show in the sky.


Remember, you’ll likely be outside for a while. So, make sure to dress appropriately and bring a chair or blanket, so you can really get comfy. To learn more about the Lyrids meteor shower, visit

So, did you know about this upcoming meteor shower? Ever watched it? If so, what’d you think? Tell us in the comments section.

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