This had nothing to do with any "meteor shower," Lyrid or otherwise.
From: Robert Sheaffer (CallMe"Roberto"@debunker-dot-.com) Subject: Re: Fireball in the New England area
View this article only Newsgroups: sci.astro.amateur Date: 2005-04-25 12:08:25 PST
This had nothing to do with any "meteor shower," Lyrid or otherwise. It was a bolide meteor, a single brilliant one. These things can occur at any time.
Ben Bradley wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Apr 2005 20:09:09 -0400, "Dave Bartolini" > wrote: > > >Did anyone in the Southern New England area see a fireball in the sky? I was > > Meteor Shower Sparks Flurry of Phone Calls to Police > [link to ap.tbo.com] > > The Associated Press > Published: Apr 24, 2005