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Meteor shower caused by Halley’s Comet to light up Irish skies – IrishCentral

Ireland’s stargazers will see between 10 and 20 shooting stars per hour during the nights of May 4 & 5.



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The annual meteor shower, Eta Aquarids, will grace the skies of the northern hemisphere with May 5 being the best time to view it in Irish skies.
The Eta Aquarids, an annual meteor shower that takes place above the northern hemisphere in April and May, will grace Ireland’s skies during the nights of May 4 and 5, 2021. It’s said to most visible around midnight when 10 to 20 shooting stars 10 and 20 shooting stars per hour will be on display, weather permitting.
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