Many blazing meteor showers often visit the earth's skies and create spectacular northern lights at night. This weekend, such a bright meteor shower will grace the night sky of the earth. Its name is the Lyride meteor shower and it is one of the oldest meteor showers on earth. According to the scientists, the Lyrids' meteor shower will peak this weekend and the sky will be clear enough to give people a spectacular view of the legendary meteor shower.
After a long wait of about 16 weeks, sky watchers will have the chance to see a good meteor shower in the night sky. The Lyride Meteor Shower is ready to dazzle into the night sky of the northern hemisphere. It will reach its peak in the early hours of Aril 22. The rising moon will make sure the night will be dark, giving Sky fanatics a spectacular view of the meteor shower. During the peak hours of the lyre people can see about 10-20 meteors per hour.
The meteor shower Lyride comes from the constellation Lyra the Harp, which is located near the bright star Vega. Vega will appear between 19 and 22 o'clock in the northeastern sky. Local time in the northern hemisphere. At 4 o'clock in the morning it would have climbed almost overhead to a point in the sky. Skywatchers should check out the location of the Vega star to see the Lyrid meteor shower. The higher the Vega star climbs into the sky, the more meteors people can see. You need to lie down on a long chair to get a good view of the night sky, and make sure you give your eyes enough time to get used to the dark sky, as Space.com
says high brightness and they too move very fast. About 20 to 25 percent of the Lyrids leave persistent traits, that is the ionized gas path, which lights up after flying over the meteor for a few seconds. The Lyrids come from the tail of comet Thatcher, who appeared in 1861. The Lyrid Meteor Shower is considered one of the oldest meteor showers on earth and was first seen about 2700 years ago.