Lyridy 2021

It will be active in April meteor shower Lyrida. The swarm will be active 18. – 25. April with the expected maximum 22. April 2021. Lyrids are not among the most sought-after meteorites of MS amateurs, because the reflections from their tracks are relatively short and weak, but they are sufficient for digital meteor scatter operation.

Their speed is moving around 49 km/s. The estimated number of reflections per hour is only 15 to 20. But maybe they will surprise us like in a year 1982, when in the US they counted about 90 reflections per hour. More accurate estimates will be known with the maximum approaching. Looking at the night sky will seem, that they are flying out of a place near the Northern Cross. You can simulate the prediction of visual observation at

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