Following the Star Wars screening this Sunday, the Astronomy Club invites all to come watch the Lyrid meteor shower on the baseball field (weather permitting)!
Lyrid meteors tend to be bright and often leave trails. About 10-20 meteors per hour at peak can be expected around the peak morning on April 22, 2013. Plus, the Lyrids are known for uncommon surges that can sometimes bring the rate up to 100 per hour. Those rare outbursts are not easy to predict, but they’re one of the reasons the tantalizing Lyrids are worth checking out.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 1:30am
McDaniel College Baseball Field
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