The Lyrid meteor shower is at its peak tonight Credit: PA Stargazers could see a shower of shooting stars tonight with a forecast of clear skies in much of the UK. From the Meteor Showers feed Wed, 10 Jun 2020 17 days away. Change date to or. Meteor Showers. See details and … Start looking for these shooting stars in early May. Showing events visible from Virginia Beach on 24 May 2020. While they usually peak before dawn near May 4, it may be worth looking on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd of May as the Moon is less likely to interfere. In general, 10-20 Lyrid meteors can be seen per hour during their peak. Sightings of these heavier showers occurred in 1803 (Virginia), 1922 (Greece), 1945 (Japan), and 1982 (U.S.). The Daytime Arietid meteor shower reaches its peak. The next meteor shower is: The Eta Aquarids!

Daytime Arietid meteor shower. Its last sighting was in 1986, putting its next expected sighting in 2061.