Stargazing: April showers to thrill

By Dave Reneke Writer for Australasian Science Magazine
Updated May 26 2016 - 10:51am, first published April 12 2016 - 8:30am
Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Ever seen a 'shooting star? Want to see a whole lot more? Thought so, then you’re in luck. Over this coming week we’re in for a ‘meteor shower’ called the Lyrids and it’s a perfect excuse to stay up late and enjoy the show. Meteor showers are caused by the Earth passing through the dusty trail of a comet that came by, perhaps hundreds of years ago.

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