Watch Meteor Showers On Earth Day
It's that time of year in the Stateline. Every April, the Lyrid Meteor Showers will light up the Stateline area skies this evening. For the best chance to get a glimpse of this annual light show, here's when you showed look up to the heavens.
According to CBS News, Stateline residents should look up as to see the Lyrid Meteor Showers tonight, April 22 between 10:30 p.m and 3:00 a.m. Central.
According to NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, Stateline residents who look up between 10:30 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. should be able to see up to 20 Lyrid Meteors an hour.
If it is cloudy tonight over Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama will offer a live feed beginning at 10:00 p.m. CDT.
This is an annual meteor shower display for the Stateline. Experts say that the Lyrid meteor showers have been observed for more than 2,600 years.
Dress warm and here's to clear skies.