Astrophotographer Elisabeth Finstad took this shot of a Lyrid meteor over Milton, Vermont, on April 22, 2013. She writes: "It was 28 degrees out and the sky was clear as a bell. 15 minutes later the sun's light had washed out most of the sky."
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Lyrid Meteor Over Tucson, Arizona
Credit: B.G. Boyd
Astrophotographer B. G. Boyd sent in a photo of a Lyrid meteor over Tucson, Arizona, taken on April 22, 2013.
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2013 Lyrid Meteor Shower
This sky map shows where to look in the eastern night sky on night of April 21 and the predawn hours of April 22 for the 2013 Lyrid meteor shower.
Astrophotographer Brian Helm sent in a photo of a Lyrid meteor over Joshua Tree National Park, CA. Image submitted April 22, 2013.
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2013 Lyrid Meteor Over Westborough, MA
Credit: Jonathan S. McElvery
Astrophotographer Jonathan S. McElvery sent in a photo of a Lyrid meteor over Westborough, MA, taken April 22, 2013.
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2013 Lyrid Meteor Over Saguaro Lake
Credit: Eric Bender
Astrophotographer Eric Bender sent in a photo of a Lyrid meteor taken at Saguaro Lake, just outside of Phoenix, AZ, on April 21, 2013. He writes: "Being so close to the city greatly reduced the quality of the images due to the light pollution."