Active from May 3 to 14, the swarm ofeta-Lyrids takes its name from the where it comes from: that of the Lyre.
This swarm was discovered recently by video and photographic observations. It is associated with theC/1983 H1 Iras-Araki-Alcock.
of a44 km/s, this swarm of shooting stars has a low hourly rate. The forecast announces three meteors per hour.
To observe the eta-Lyrids, it is necessary to look at around 2:45 UT the constellation of Lyra, which is above the southern horizon. The point from which the shooting stars originate is between the constellation of Lyra and Cygnus. The absence of theyou will enjoy a dark sky.