Jupiter at Opposition and the Lyrid Meteor Shower in April 2017 Skywatching | Video

Jupiter will shine bright and appear large on April 7 as it reaches opposition. The moon will be nearly in its New moon phases during the peak of the Lyrid meteor showers making skywatching conditions optimal. Also, the meteor shower will radiate thought the “Summer Triangle” of stars. Best Telescopes for the Money

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