Newsletter Issue 105
August 12—13: The Perseids Peak
One of the year's most anticipated meteor showers, the Perseids, are about to peak. Catch up to 100 shooting stars per hour on the night between August 12 and 13, as space debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle burns up in Earth's atmosphere!
Inspired by the Olympics? We now have a new and improved stopwatch with many new features for all your sports timing needs. Or use it for cooking, music practice, or work. Check it out yourself!
August's Full Moon on August 22/23, this year's Sturgeon Moon, is the third of four Full Moons during the Northern Hemisphere's summer (and Southern Hemisphere's winter). This makes it a seasonal Blue Moon.