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Lyrid Meteor Shower 2016

The Lyrids have been active for three days now and will last up to April 25. The meteor showers are expected to peak in the mornings of April 22 and April 23. 68 more words


Astro Corner: What's up in the April sky

Spring is here. That means we’re more likely to head outside and enjoy warmer weather. But there are also other things you can can do in April — so long as we don’t have too many of those spring showers. 797 more words


Meteor in the Milky Way

Earth’s April showers this year included the Lyrid Meteor Shower, observed for more than 2,000 years when the planet makes its annual passage through the dust stream of long-period Comet Thatcher. 128 more words

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Planispheres and space stations

I know I have mentioned a planisphere before but not really explained what it was. I eventually bought one but weather being as it has not really done a lot with it over the past couple of months. 318 more words

Star Gazing