The sky presents a decent free show this evening when the Lyrid meteor shower tops in the predawn hours.
This will really be a decent year for the Lyrids and it is energizing the pinnacle is on Earth Day and in the center of International Dark Sky Week, said Bill Cooke, leader of NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. While the Lyrids aren’t as productive as other meteor showers like the Perseids or Geminids, they, for the most part, produce some brilliant fireballs, and since the Moon will be almost imperceptible April 22, rates ought to be about more or less great this shower.
The Lyrids are known for quick, splendid meteors. There can be upwards of 100 meters for each hour, however, 10-20 every hour is progressively normal. To get the best view, escape from the city and road lights. Bring a camping cot, cover, or seat and untruth level on your back or recline with your feet confronting east. That needs approximately 30 minutes for your eyes to adjust. Be that as it may, it’s a throughout the night appear, so there’s a lot of time.
Where do the Lyrids originate from?
They are particles from comets and bits from broken space rocks, NASA says. Every year on its way around the Sun, Earth goes through these trash trails. At the point when the flotsam and jetsam hit the environment, it deteriorates making dashes of light and shading.