Bright Lyrids Meteor With Skymap (04/22/12)

A bright, clear Lyrid meteor in captured in this image, seen in the skies over El Paso, Texas, during the peak hours of the 2012 Lyrid meteor shower. The image is overlaid with a map of the constellations in the night sky.

 

Watch the video:

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Image credit/copyright: Jim Gamble, ELP ALLSKY, elpasoallsky.blogspot.com/. Used with permission, all rights reserved.

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Uploaded on April 22, 2012