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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.


Todays Events
Malak El Husseiny / Moataz Saeed  @ CJC
Clubs
Date: 1/21/2018
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
Film Making W/ Mohamed Nader @ Studio Zat
Workshop
Date: 1/21/2018
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Studio Zat
Acting Everyday Life @ Bardo Club House
Workshop
Date: 1/21/2018
Time: 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Venue: Bardo Clubhouse
Happy Hours @ Bogali
Bars
Date: 1/21/2018
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Bogali
Wake Camp @ Slider
Variety
Date: 1/21/2018
Time: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue: Sliders Cable Park
Barre Course with Mona El Husseini
Dance
Date: 1/21/2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Venue: Cairo Contemporary Dance Center
Simple Things By Ibrahim El Hadad @ Mashrabia
Exhibitions
Date: 1/21/2018
Time: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Venue: Mashrabia Art Gallery
Rizkallah Art Winter Course @ Osana
Course
Date: 1/21/2018
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Venue: Osana Family Wellness