Lyrid Meteor Over Southern Maryland
Astrophotographer Jeff Berkes captured this Lyrid meteor in the marshlands of southern Maryland on April 14, 2013.
Lyrid Meteor Shower Over Tucson, Ariz.
Astrophotographer Sean Parker captured this 12-photo panorama showing two Lyrid meteors over the Catalina Mountains just outside Tucson, Ariz., on April 21, 2013.
2013 Lyrid Meteors Over New Haven, Missouri
Astrophotographer Adam Gerdes sent in a photo of Lyrid meteors taken over New Haven, Missouri. Image submitted April 22, 2013.
Lyrid Meteor Over Myton, Utah
Astrophotographer Lewis Cooper sent in a photo of a Lyrid meteor over Myton, Utah. He writes: " ... I saw a great one just as I was setting up the camera." Image submitted April 22, 2013.
Lyrid Meteors and the Milky Way Over Hope Valley, California.
Astrophotographer Mark Lissick sent in a photo of Lyrid meteors and the Milky Way, taken on April 22, 2013, in Hope Valley, California (near Lake Tahoe).
Lyrid Meteor Over Milton, Vermont
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."
Lyrid Meteor Over Tucson, Arizona
Astrophotographer B. G. Boyd sent in a photo of a Lyrid meteor over Tucson, Arizona, taken on April 22, 2013.
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.
2013 Lyrid Meteor Over Joshua Tree National Park
Astrophotographer Brian Helm sent in a photo of a Lyrid meteor over Joshua Tree National Park, CA. Image submitted April 22, 2013.
2013 Lyrid Meteor Over Westborough, MA
Astrophotographer Jonathan S. McElvery sent in a photo of a Lyrid meteor over Westborough, MA, taken April 22, 2013.
2013 Lyrid Meteor Over Saguaro Lake
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."