Lyrid Meteor Shower ~ 16-25 April 2018

Lyrid Meteor Shower ~ 16-25 April 2018

The Earth will pass through the peak of the Lyrid Meteor Shower just before dawn on Sunday, 22 April 2018. This is one of the oldest recorded meteor showers in our history, dating back approximately 2700 years and is the Earth passing through the break up and trail of the Comet Thatcher. This Comet is incredibly slow, taking 415 years to orbit the … [Read more...]