What better way to ring in Earth Day this year than with a swarm of shooting stars?
The 2014 Lyrid meteor shower is expected to peak in the early morning on Tuesday, April 22, from midnight until dawn — it will continue to be visible through April 25.
Who will have the best view? Skywatchers in the Northern Hemisphere will be treated to a better show than those in the Southern Hemisphere, according to NASA. And while this year’s “last quarter moon” may make it harder to spot less bright meteors, don’t worry — the agency is scheduled to stream a live broadcast of the meteor shower tonight 夜网知识