Can I see the Lyrids meteor shower this weekend on Merseyside ?


The Lyrids meteor shower will peak during the early hours on 22d April when up to 20 meteors per hour can be spotted if skies are clear.

The best place it spot it will be away from light pollution in a rural area and away from city lights.

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It will also depend on the weather as if its cloudy then you wont see much at all.

The Met Office forecast for Saturday 22nd April is expected to be a mostly sunny day with some cloud.

There will be some cloud around during Saturday night, but as some clear spells are expected then there could be a good chance of spotting it.

Temperatures will be around a chilly 8C so it will be worth wrapping up and making a flask of tea if you’re heading out.

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