Your neck is going to hurt from looking up: Meteor showers, supermoon & SpaceX launch
Wednesday nightIn the newest, coolest of things you can gaze at in the night sky is the Starlink satellites. The prior SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket deployed 60 of the Starlink satellites, below is a video of one of the satellites being deployed. Successful deployment of 60 Starlink satellites confirmed pic.twitter.com/h3e6QmKRue — SpaceX (@SpaceX) April 22, 2020Assuming the launch is a go, that will make the total number of Starlink satellites orbiting over us 480. Lyrid meteor showerThe Eta Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks Thursday evening into Friday morning, fed by debris left by comet 1861 G1 Thatcher which last passed by in 1861. This meteor shower is neat because meteor activity appears to emanate from the general area of the constellation Lyra, which is how it was named.