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The Lyrid meteor shower of 2021 peaks tonight! Here’s how to see it. – Space.com

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One of springtime’s most prominent “shooting star” groups peaks overnight tonight (April 21-22).
The famous Lyrid meteor shower will become visible in the Northern Hemisphere beginning at about 10:30 p.m. local time and continuing overnight, weather permitting in your area of course. The best visibility will likely be before dawn, after the waxing gibbous moon sets; otherwise, you may have some interference from moonlight.
The individual meteors, or tiny space rocks, of the Lyrids appear when the…

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