The Mirror has some handy advice for people who might want to watch the Lyrid meteor shower this weekend.
Apparently, you need to look up at the sky to see if it’s clear, because if it’s not you won’t see anything. Having established that it IS clear, you then need to keep looking up because that’s where the meteors will be.
I’m glad they told me that. I’d never have figured it out by myself.
Somewhat more relevant, other than the fact that it is the “second brightest star in the sky”, is that Vega is in the North East (the two stars on the handle side of The Plough point roughly towards it). The Mirror doesn’t mention that.