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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!

Best time to see the fireballs

New, Improved Stopwatch

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!

Sturgeon Blue Moon Shining

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.

Will it turn blue?
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