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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
Omar Azaar / Omar El Sabh / A-Squared @ CJC
Clubs
Date: 8/23/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
Filmmaking By Salma El Kashef @ Photopia
Workshop
Date: 8/23/2017
Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Photopia Studio
Adventures In the Bodymind @ Bardo Clubhouse
Workshop
Date: 8/23/2017
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Bardo Clubhouse
Screening: Hedi @ Zawya
Film
Date: 8/23/2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:0am
Venue: Zawya
Mobbz @ The Tap East
Clubs
Date: 8/23/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 2:30am
Venue: The Tap East
Andromida @ Bibliotheca Alexandria
Concerts
Date: 8/23/2017
Time: 8:30pm - 11:00pm
Venue: Bibliotheca Alexandria
Arabic Calligraphy @ Place Des Arts
Workshop
Date: 8/23/2017
Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Venue: Place Des Arts
Theme Nights @ 1897 Bar
Bars
Date: 8/23/2017
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski