Perseids

Don’t Miss: Sturgeon Supermoon + Perseids Meteor Shower, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter & Vega

Don’t Miss: Sturgeon Supermoon + Perseids Meteor Shower, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter & Vega

A supermoon rises behind the Washington Monument, Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Washington. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls The next full moon is a marginal supermoon and is called the Sturgeon Moon. It’s also known as the Green Corn Moon, the Raksha Bandhan Festival Moon, Nikini Poya, the end of the Esala Perahera Festival, and the Tu …

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Stars and meteors can be seen in the night sky as a man watches the Perseid meteor shower on the Pamir Plateau on August 13, 2021 in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China.

6 meteor showers will likely offer better views than the Perseids this summer

Summertime sees the greatest number of “shooting stars,” with July being the peak. And every summer, skywatchers all over the world look forward to observing the Perseid meteors — the “Old Faithful” of the annual meteor displays. In the process, however, most viewers will overlook six relatively minor meteor showers that peak between July 26 …

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