(National Geographic) This weekend you can see Bright, fast-moving meteors with the naked eye

While no one knows for sure if this year’s Lyrids will be a sprinkle or a storm, Hammergren said it’s one of the easiest celestial events to witness with the naked eye.

Getting out of the light-polluted city and into the countryside will increase your chances of seeing even the faintest meteors, he said.

Because the meteors race across much of the overhead sky, there’s no need for binoculars or telescopes.

So reclining lawn chairs, warm blankets, and hot chocolate are really all that you need to enjoy this spring shower.

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