August, even with very short nights, will be a great month for watching the four brightest naked-eye planets at sunset, the usual close encounters, and the annual Perseid Meteor Shower.
What to look out, and up, for in August. The Perseid Meteor Shower peaking on 12/13th August
August brings us the most anticipated astronomical event of the past few years, the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse across America.
Prepare yourself for the long awaited TSE 2017!