TGIF: Meteorwatch

This was created for last year’s Perseids but it’s still awesome.  Last year, the bright light of the full moon was a bit of a buzzkill for stargazers but this year we’ll only have the waning light of the crescent moon to worry about.  The showers will hit their peak Saturday night/Sunday morning between 2 and 4 am.  No telescope is needed; just find a nice, safe spot away from the city lights, spray on some bug repellent, break out that blanket or lawn chair, kick back and enjoy!  If you can stay up past 4, look for Venus and Jupiter to the left and right of the crescent moon.


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