The Lyrid Meteor Shower ~ 16-25 April 2021

The Lyrid Meteor Shower ~ 16-25 April 2021

The Earth will pass through the peak of the Lyrid Meteor Shower just before dawn on Tuesday, 22 April 2021. This is one of the oldest recorded meteor showers in our history, dating back approximately 2700 years. The Earth passes through the break up and trail of the Comet Thatcher. This Comet is incredibly slow, taking 415 years to orbit the … [Read more...]