Stargazers might be in for a heavenly deal with when the annual Lyrid meteor bathe peaks from the night of April 22 to predawn of April 23. The Lyrids usually generate a dozen meteors per hour beneath optimum situations, with a quick most that lasts lower than a day, in accordance to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). The Lyrids are bits of particles left behind by the repeat passages by way of the internal photo voltaic system of comet Thatcher, the Pagasa mentioned in its astronomical diary for the month. The Lyrid received its identify from its radiant level, which is the constellation Lyra, the Lyre. Although t…

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