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April 2015

The full Moon on 4th April is the first one after the Spring equinox. The following Sunday, i.e. 5th April, is Easter Day. Because the date of Easter depends on the phase of the Moon, it varies from year to year with 22nd March being the earliest and 25th April being the latest… 30 more words


Meteor Shower Tonight - A Spell

This is an updated version of a blog I first wrote several years ago, on the occasion of a previous meteor shower. I wrote:

…this has given me a great idea for casting a simple magic spell to make all your dreams come true.

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Late April Meteors

April 22 marked the peak of the Lyrid meteor shower. The Lyrids are considered a major shower though, in reality, they are the weakest of the major showers. 250 more words


In case you missed it- Lyrids meteor shower

Ok, so this is a bit out of the “norm” in terms of what you would typically see on here, but given the fact that it does fall in line with the whole NYC concept (as it can be viewed in the city, although barely), I figured I’d add this to ther list of Da Undercard goodies. 194 more words


Showers Ending; Clearing Tonight for the Lyrids

Latest radar image from ARMOR Storm Vision:

We weren’t able to see the Lyrid Meteor Shower in North Alabama or Tennessee early Tuesday morning when it was at the peak, but there will still be some in the sky tonight. 178 more words


Poor Viewing for Lyrids Tonight

The peak of the Lyrid Meteor Shower is Monday night into Tuesday morning, but viewing conditions won’t be very good in Alabama and Tennessee. We have a double-whammy problem this time: the Moon and the clouds. 211 more words


The "Lyrids" Meteor Shower - April 22nd

Image: Lyrid impacts from the ISS

Dr Paul Benham 2014
The Lyrids meteor shower are usually active between April 16 and April 25 every year. It tends to peak around April 22 in Northern Ireland. 68 more words

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