Published: April 21, 2022

Graphic from of solar system and comet orbit along with an inset of the constellation lyra and the radiant Celebrate springtime with the Lyrid meteor shower! No equipment or experience necessary. Just find a dark sky, bring a buddy & dress warm.

The best times to view the meteor shower will be:

  • Thursday night - 11pm until moonrise at approximately 2am 
  • Friday night - 11pm until moonrise at approximately 3am

Want more info? Check out Sky & Telescope's article Celebrate Spring with the Lyrics by Bob King.

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