Thursday, August 9, 2012

Weekend Sky Guy Viewing ALERT - Mars and Perseid Meteors

Hey Space Placers!

We get a dual viewing ALERT this weekend as Mars beckons in the southwest after dusk and the Perseid meteor shower peaks.

Look for Mars this weekend as it starts to get dark and say hello to Curiosity. Remember Saturn has Cassini still working her mission too.

Mars is closing in on Saturn and Spica....
Sky & Telescope diagram

The annual Perseid meteor shower peaks Saturday-Sunday night and should be a good shower this year as the Moon is past Last Quarter. Read More About It: and

You actually won't see several at once!

Sky Guy in VA

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