Lyrid meteors

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Lyrid Meteor Shower Is Back

It's not one of the bigger shows, but moon is cooperating

(Newser) - The Lyrid meteor shower peaks overnight Wednesday and into Thursday morning, and those inclined should head outside at some point after midnight and simply look up. (Meteors should be visible Thursday night , too.) No special equipment is needed, though recommends lying back on a lounge chair because... More »

Meteor Show Tonight

Scant moonlight should make Lyrids visible after midnight

(Newser) - The sky is putting on a free light show night. The Lyrid meteor shower is here, and it peaks in the wee hours, reports Discovery News . The Lyrids aren't as big as the Perseids of summer or the Geminids of winter, notes ABC News , but a new moon tonight... More »

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