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BALTIMORE - Did the meteor that hit Russia strike your interest? There are several meteor showers that will be viewable in the lower 48 states.
April: Lyrids will come on the night of April 21
May: Eta Aquarids will come on the night of May 5
August: Perseids will come on the nights of August 11 and 12.
October: Orionids will be in view most of the night on October 21.
November: You can see Leonids on the night of November 16.
December: Geminids can be viewed on the nights of December 12 and 13.
Actual shower times can vary.
I nformation from the McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas at Austin.
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