Algeria – The Saudi Astrology Research Center has announced that a distinct astronomical phenomenon will be observed, this Friday, April 22, 2022, in the sky of Algeria. We report the details for you in the following paragraphs.
If you like shooting stars, the news that is coming should make you happy! According to the astronomical center of Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia, lyrids will fall on the sky of Algeria, thus offering an extraordinary spectacle. It is about what the astronomical observatory informs us through a post made public on Twitter. And that we relay for you in this new issue of April 22, 2022.
Indeed, this Friday night has some beautiful celestial landscapes in store for us. Said center has indicated that a shower of lyrid shooting stars will adorn the Dz atmosphere. Like that of other Arab countries. In addition, lovers of observing astronomical phenomena do not need telescopes or binoculars to contemplate the natural spectacle.
What is the origin of this shower of shooting stars?
This light trail will reach its optimum on Friday from midnight. It will continue throughout the night before sunrise on Saturday. It’s still according to the same source. This beautiful shower of shooting stars is fed by small grains of dust. Those torn from Comet Thatcher during its passage around the Blue Planet.
ستشهد سماء السعودية والوطن العربي وصول شهب القيثاريات 2022 ذروة نشاطها من منتصف ليل الجمعة 22 ابريل وخلال الساعات قبل شروق شمس السبت 23 ابريل في ظاهرة مشاهدة بالعين المجردة عند مراقبة الافق الشمالي الشرقي من موقع نظام بعيدا عن اضواء المدن. pic.twitter.com/z6s6mGTxXZ
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The optical phenomenon is one of the most beautiful meteor showers of the year. It takes place annually in April. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the peak of activity is to be expected on the night of the 21st to the 22nd of the same month. Regarding the hourly rate, it is about twenty shooting stars per hour.
For lovers of astrology, this meteor shower is considered one of the most fascinating astrological phenomena visible from our planet. So be sure not to miss this extraordinary light tail that will take place in Algerian airspace. Turn everything off and watch the glittering stellar spectacle!