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Entries filed under 'perseid meteor shower'

    Busy Week for Nighttime Skywatchers

    fileEnjoy a little late-night skywatching? Well then, these are interesting times. For starters, the annual Perseid Meteor Shower is underway now. According to this article in, this year's show will be most visible in the predawn hours through Thursday, Aug. 11. Meteor shower activity actually peaks this weekend (Aug. 12-13), but it will be competing with a full moon on those days. The brightness of the moon will considerably reduce the visibility of the meteors. It's still worth a look, ...

    Posted by Steve T on August 12, 2011 4:43 PM & Tagged astronomy, aurora borealis, northern lights and perseid meteor shower | permalink | Comments

    Only 4 More Weeks of Summer: What's on Your List?

    fileReality check: Summer is on the wane.  We’re just 4 weeks out from Labor Day. I can almost smell the fall leaves and hear the school buses grinding through my neighborhood. Question: How to squeeze the most juicy goodness out of the summer we’ve got left? Here’s an idea: Make a list if you haven’t already. A summer fun list.  A reminder of all the things you love about the season and want to savor:                     [Summer fun list photo courtesy of Vicky Bright at Secret Mom Thoughts blog.] ...

    Posted by KellyH on August 9, 2010 6:38 PM & Tagged perseid meteor shower, stand up paddleboarding, summer and summer fun list | permalink | Comments

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