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Lyrid Meteor Showers Wednesday-Thursday May Produce 'Fireballs'

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Dr. Kent Montgomery, head of the Physics and Astonomy Department at Texas A&M-Commerce, says the Lyrid meteor showers Wednesday night and Thursday morning (April 21-22) will produce some excellent night-sky viewing, possibly "fireballs."   About 10-20 meteors per hour will be visible.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.
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