Meteor showers are named for the constellation they appear to be near. The Lyrid Meteor Shower appears near the star Vega, otherwise known as Alpha Lyrae.
|Stargazing bench. Image: suphakit73; FreeDigitalPhotos|
- Spacedex Presents Lyrid Meteor Shower
- EarthSky's meteor shower guide for 2011
- StarDate 2011 Meteor Showers
- American Meteor Society
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