• The April Lyrids: Everything You Need to Know About 2021's Meteor Shower Spectacular

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    The oldest cosmic dance of the year is scheduled to begin in April, and you'll want a front-row seat to the intergalactic spectacle. Beginning on April 16, the Lyrids meteor shower will hurtle across the night sky, creating a perfectly orchestrated natural phenomena you won't want to miss.
    The first recorded sighting of the meteor showers was in 687 BC, when Chinese court astronomers reported, "In the middle of the night, stars fell like rain."
    Located between the constellations Lyra and Hercules, the Lyrids are dusty trails of debris from Comet Thatcher that have been orbiting the sun for...
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