Lyrid meteor bathe 2023: When, the place & methods to see it


The Lyrid meteor bathe happens between April 16-25 yearly and can peak on the evening of April 22, 2023. Viewing alternatives are favorable for the 2023 Lyrids for the waxing crescent moon will likely be simply 6% illuminated on the evening of the height.  

Lyrid meteor bathe

When: 16 to 25 April 

Peak: April 22

Comet of origin: C/1861 G1 Thatcher (Comet Thatcher)

Zenithal Hourly Fee (ZHR): 18

(The variety of meteors a single observer would see in an hour of peak exercise with a transparent, darkish sky and the radiant on the zenith).

NASA meteor knowledgeable Invoice Cooke informed As with most meteor showers, the height viewing time will likely be earlier than daybreak, however the Lyrids will change into seen starting at about 10:30 p.m. native time. 

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