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August 2017 Brings Perseid Meteor Shower, and a Lunar and Total Solar Eclipse! - Space.com

The 2017 Perseid meteor shower — which peaks Aug. 12 — will be sandwiched between a lunar eclipse and the much-heralded 2017 total solar eclipse, marking a month of excitement in the night (and daytime) sky. The Perseid meteor shower is one of the ...and more »

Two Eclipses, and 6 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in August - National Geographic

The total solar eclipse coming on August 21 dominates astronomical headlines this month. But plenty more celestial sights are slated to delight sky-watchers in the coming weeks, from a lunar eclipse to a spectacular meteor shower that is sure to light ...and more »

Perseid Meteor Shower Will Be In Full Glory On August 12 And 13 - DOGOnews

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the most anticipated celestial events in the Northern Hemisphere. Though the shooting stars are already lighting up the skies in small numbers, the pace will accelerate around mid-August, making them easy to view ...and more »

What to see in the night sky in August - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Welcome to August, a month defined by loud cicadas, pool parties, humidity and children fretting about an impending return to school. When it comes to celestial happenings, however, there is no larger star this month that our own moon. From a partial ...and more »

Perseid meteor shower to peak tonight and through this weekend — How, when and where to watch - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Move over, total solar eclipse — the most popular meteor shower of the year is back. » RELATED: This is the best place to see the Perseid meteor shower in Georgia. The Perseid meteor shower, which occurs every August due to debris left behind from ...and more »

Perseid meteor shower has begun – here's how to see the show - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Save the date, stargazers: The Perseid meteor shower will light up the sky this Aug. 11 and 12, and it's expected to be one of the best stargazing opportunities this year. Weather-permitting, Historic Triangle residents will be able to view the annual ...and more »

FCFP to Host Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing at Rider Park - NorthcentralPa.com

WARRENSVILLE -- The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania will host a unique opportunity to observe one of the best meteor showers of the year. Pre-registered guests are invited to one of the best viewing areas in Lycoming County, ...and more »

Perseid meteor shower to light up the night sky this August - Manchester Evening News

Stargazers are in for a treat this August as the annual Perseid meteor shower - one of the most active of the year - lights up the night sky. The annual celestial event is one of the best meteor showers to observe each year and it can produce up to 100 ...and more »

Where are the Best Places to See The Perseid Meteor Shower? - Starpulse.com

On the night of August 12 and early morning hours of August 13, the Earth will collide with the debris left by Comet Swift Tuttle when it last cleared through the close planetary system in 1992. It happens each year currently, and the outcome is always ...and more »

Perseids, Delta Aquariids: How To See Summer Meteor Showers In Illinois - Patch.com

The always anticipated Perseids meteor shower began July 17 as Earth passed through the path of the Comet Swift-Tuttle, but the shower known for its blazing bright meteors won't peak until Saturday, Aug. 12. If your eyes feast on any meteors before ...and more »