The Muscovites will see the first spring Starfall in the night of 23 April
Residents of the capital in the night from 22 to 23 April will be able to see in the sky, a meteor shower Lerida, which this time will reach peak activity. About it reports a press-service of the Moscow planetarium.
“Spring nights from 16 to 25 April 2017 reaches its maximum meteor shower in the constellation Lyra — Lerida. The maximum of the Lyrids is expected on 22 April, 2017 15:00 GMT. In the night from 22 to 23 April 2017, you can see 10 to 15 meteors per hour,” — said in a planetarium.
Meteors are visible to the naked eye. Luna wish to admire the first for this spring meteor shower also does not hurt.
In January Moscow residents also can enjoy the free fall and then in the sky over the capital could see a meteor shower Quadrantids.