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Gallery: The 2012 Lyrid Meteor Shower

Lyrid Meteors Peak

Starry Night Software

Lyrid meteor shower sky map, April 22, 2012.

Lyrid Meteors Map

NASA

Lyrid meteors stream out of a point in the sky near the birght star Vega and the constellation Lyra.

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