USA.- April has arrived with great expectation, especially in terms of astronomical phenomenaWell, we will be able to enjoy a rain of stars from the Lyrids and a supermoon. Therefore, in the Intra News We are going to review these two events that will undoubtedly catch the eye of everyone, especially those who love to observe the sky and that you can do it with the naked eye, of course, with some luck.
The April 22 and 23 you can enjoy the Lyrid Starfall, which will not need a telescope or binoculars. Located in the constellation Lyra, made up of 20 stars, this astronomical phenomenon reaches a number of 100 constellations per hour. The luminous trail that it will leave will be visible, according to the National Geographic Institute (IGN), it has been observed for the last 2,600 years.
On the other hand, on April 27 we will have the first supermoon of the year that will be located at the closest point to the Earth, which is approximately 356 thousand kilometers, and which is in perigee. Furthermore, it has been stressed that this triggers an astonishing astronomical phenomenon and hence its name. Also, it is important to note that this event can be seen four times a year.
Also, another important fact about supermoons is that one of their main characteristics is that they are 30 percent brighter than normal full moons. meanwhile, it also stands out that its diameter would appear to be 7 percent larger. And to close with a flourish, this April Supermoon is much larger than others like the one in Worm or Snow.
More astronomical phenomena in 2021
05-26: Total lunar eclipse. 10-06: Annular solar eclipse. 06/20: Summer Solstice. 06-24: Strawberry Supermoon. 4-07: Full Moon of the Deer. 07-28-29: Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower. 2-08: Saturn in opposition. 12-13-08: Meteor Shower of the Perseids. 08-22: Blue Moon. 09-20: The Corn Moon. 09-22: Autumn Equinox. 7-10: Starfall Draconids. 10-20: Blood Moon. 10-21-22: Orionid Meteor Shower. 4 and 5-11: Rain of Taurid Stars. 17 and 18-11: Leonid meteor shower. 19-11: Lunar eclipse. 4-12: Total solar eclipse. 21-12: Winter equinox.