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Meteor Shower Set to Dazzle Planet Earth This Weekend

Step aside minuscule shooting star, the world is about to see a meteor shower this weekend!

It’s not as scary as it sounds; meteor showers happen pretty much everyday. You know that shooting star you see? That’s actually a meteor. But what we’re going to see this weekend is a meteor SHOWER called the Lyrids. About 20 shooting stars per hour are going to hit the earth's atmosphere, which should create a spectacular light show, according to Astronomy Magazine.

In case you’re curious as to why exactly this happens, and without this becoming overly complicated; basically when the earth passes through the dusty leftovers of comets that tried to form maybe hundreds of years ago, you get a shower of meteors.

To catch the show, make sure you stay up late in a place void of air pollution (as much as possible), and don’t take your eyes off the sky.


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Fant4stic ft. Mohasseb & Omar Sherif @ CJC
Clubs
Date: 5/26/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
Summer Splash ft. DJ Desho @ Clique
Parties
Date: 5/26/2017
Time: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
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Late Lunch @ Breezes
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Date: 5/26/2017
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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 Pink Floyd Tribute @ Room Art Space
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Date: 5/26/2017
Time: 8:30pm - 10:00pm
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Friday Brunch @ Fayruz
Dining
Date: 5/26/2017
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: InterContinental Citystars Hotel
Arab Rock Festival Vol. II @ Darb 1718
Concerts
Date: 5/26/2017
Time: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue: Darb 1718
Ghost Cars Of Cairo @ Arcade
Exhibitions
Date: 5/26/2017
Time: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Venue: Arcade Gallery
Nile Yoga Session @ The Platform
Sports
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Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Venue: The Platform