In the next ten days you will observe a meteor shower Lerida
From 16 to 25 April last activity of a meteor shower Lerida. As expected, the astronomers, in an hour you will see up to 15-20 meteors, reports TASS.
Peak flow will reach in the morning hours of April 22. Watch Lirida you throughout Russia.
The name of the thread got the location of the radiant in the constellation Lyra, near the border with the constellation of Hercules. A meteor shower occurs when the Earth passes through a swarm of particles left by comet C/1861 G1 (Thatcher).
Lerida is one of the strongest meteor showers. Monitoring was carried out starting from the VII century BC, was large Enough meteor showers in 1803, 1922 and 1982, when the frequency of appearance of meteors reached 90 pieces per hour and more. Over the last decade, this value does not exceed 20-25 meteors per hour.