Weather permitting, Halley’s Comet is set to light up Lincolnshire’s night sky.
The comet, which is usually seen once every 75 years, was not due to make an appearance again until 2061.
However, a trail of Halley’s cosmic dust is expected to be visible to the naked eye tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow night.
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This dust is likely to burn up in the Earth’s atmosphere – sparking a dramatic display which could produce 25 shooting stars every hour.
The display will be at its best around midnight in areas with low light pollution and little cloud. Stargazers will be keeping their fingers crossed for clear skies.