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Vietnam can watch the beautiful Thien Cam meteor shower on Sunday
This Sunday, the Lyrids will reach its peak. Astronomers in Vietnam can also see them with their eyes.


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The Lyrids are also made up of dust particles left by the Thatcher comet, usually from April 16 to 25. This year, the Lyrids have reached its climax on the night of 22, 23 hours in Vietnam.

Thien Cam's average meteor shower is about 15-20 streaks per hour. However, the number of meteors is very unpredictable. The history of the Lyrids has exploded in the sky, as in 1982, the Lyrids meteor shower reached 180-300 meteors in just a few minutes or 1922 meteor shower reached 100 streaks per hour.

The meteor shower is short but you are perfectly visible to the naked eye. Thus, you should choose the right time and look for as wide a view as possible to watch the meteors. If you look through the telescope or binoculars you may miss some good pictures.

Kim Xuyen
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