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Every year in late April Earth passes through the dusty tail of Comet Thatcher (C/ 1861 G1), and the encounter causes a meteor shower--the Lyrids....
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Lyrid Meteor Shower of 2012: Skywatching Resource | Lyrid Meteor ...
13 hours ago ... The 2012 Lyrid meteor shower peaks overnight between late Saturday, April 21, and early Sunday, April 22. See SPACE.com's co...
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Weekend Lyrid Meteor Shower Visible From Earth - Slashdot
3 hours ago ... jamaicaplain writes "The annual Lyrid meteor shower will hit its peak this weekend and promises to put on an eye-catching di...
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Lyrid meteor shower and Saturn's rings to light up night sky this ...
19 hours ago ... Sky watchers are in for a rare treat this weekend. Sky conditions permitting, the annual Lyrid meteor shower peaks with the best...
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Lyrid Meteor Shower to Peak This Weekend; May Be Best in Years
1 day ago ... A dark, moonless night should offer the best view in years for a sky show known to offer occasional surprises, an astronomer says.
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April's Lyrid Meteor Shower - Meteors - SkyandTelescope.com
Traditionally the Lyrids are a poor shower rarely do they surprise observers.
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Lyrids - Meteor Showers Online
The Lyrid meteor shower is not one of the strongest of the annual meteor showers, but it can be enjoyable to those meteor observers thirsting for...
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Lyrids - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Lyrids are a strong meteor shower lasting from April 16 to April 26 each year. The radiant of the meteor shower is located in the constellati...
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the Lyrid meteor shower - SpaceWeather.com -- News and information ...
Every year in late April Earth passes through the dusty tail of Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1), and the encounter causes a meteor shower ...
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Lyrids
The Lyrid meteor shower is not one of the strongest of the annual meteor showers, but it can be enjoyable to those meteor observers thirsting for s...
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Lyrids - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Lyrids are a strong meteor shower lasting from April 16 to April 26 each year. The radiant of the meteor shower is located in the constellation...
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2012 Meteor Showers | StarDate Online
The Lyrid meteor shower should be at its best on the nights of April 20 and 21, with a peak of perhaps a dozen or so meteors per hour. The Moon is ...
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EarthSky's meteor shower guide for 2012 | Astronomy Essentials ...
The next major meteor shower of 2012 is the Lyrid shower in April.
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2012 Meteor Showers - Skyscrapers Inc., The Amateur Astronomical ...
The swift and bright Lyrid meteors disintegrate after hitting our atmosphere at a ... The most reliable meteor shower of the year, the Geminids are...
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April Meteor Shower May Be Outshined by the Moon | Lyrids Meteor ...
The Lyrid meteor shower will reach its peak this week, though skywatchers may have trouble catching a good view of the shooting stars because of a ...
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April's Lyrid Meteor Shower - NASA Science
Space Science News home April's Lyrid Meteor Shower The oldest known meteor shower peaks this year on April 22. Apr. 21, 1999: Stargazers in r...
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