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Lyrid meteor shower peaks early tomorrow morning

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The annual Lyrid meteor shower will peak early tomorrow morning and will be visible for much of the week.

However, due to a bright waning gibbous moon, much of the shower could be washed out by the moonlight.

The showers’ peak will hit just before dawn Tuesday.

The moon “will spoil a lot of the show. So I would not set high expectations,” says Bill Cooke, who directs NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

NASA will have a live video stream of the shower (weather permitting) from one of its meteor cameras.

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