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What's Up for August
Planets pair up at dawn and dusk. The Perseid meteor shower peaks Aug 12/13 and is visible almost all month.
What's Up for July
Spot Pluto and see the Milky Way and planets all month long.
What's up for June
What's Up for June. Moon and planet pairings at dawn and dusk. Spot elusive Mercury. Some comets. And more.
What's Up for May
What's up for May. Great views of Saturn and Mars all night long. And a possible new meteor shower.
What's Up for April
See Mars at opposition, a lunar eclipse and April's Lyrid meteor shower.
What's Up for March
Watch starlight get blocked by a passing asteroid, planets march across the sky and a lunar eclipse preview.
About: Jane Houston Jones
Jane is an astronomer, NASA science podcast developer, writer, educational and outreach artisan and social media enthusiast. She and her husband have an asteroid (
) named after them.
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