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Iconic Star Betelgeuse Will Temporarily Vanish From the Sky Next Week

In a rare cosmic event, an asteroid will eclipse Betelgeuse on December 11, causing a brief but significant disappearance of this bright, red star.

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Lyrid meteor shower will peak on Tuesday with up to 15 shooting stars per hour  | Daily Mail Online

The annual show will reach its peak on Tuesday, April 21 with 10 to 15 meteors per hour and the best time to watch is between midnight and dawn anywhere in the northern hemisphere.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

8 of the Best Places to See the Night Sky in L.A. County

There are a few places closer at hand in L.A. County where the night skies are dark enough to make tilting your head upward worthwhile.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Total Lunar Eclipse and Solar 'Ring of Fire' Top April's Stargazing Events

The best celestial events in April include eclipses of the sun and moon, a meteor shower and good opportunities to see Vesta and Ceres, the two biggest space rocks in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.