This is a real thing coming up this weekend. I know it's a wall of text, but it's all good info. Sorry Aussies, et al, but this isn't visible from most of the southern hemisphere. Credits and Links:[link]
Info on 2012 Lyrids from EarthSky.org[link]
Info on 2012 Lyrids from SpaceWeather.com[link]
Calculations of Vega's position at various times during the night using Wolfram-Alpha[link]
Measuring the sky from OneMinuteAstronomer[link]
Panel 5 Graphic of constellation Lyra by Kvap on Wikipedia under Public Domain.[link]
Luna's voice: Olde English by Dieter Steffmann at dafont.com
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Too bad we don't have weatherponies to help keep the skies clear. I can only wish you luck with that.
Ah, who am I kidding?
Yay, this is my first feature on Equestria Daily! [link]