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What's Up?  Sky Sights in August, 2021

Evening Skies: 

Venus returns to prominence as the bright "evening star" climbing into ascendency in western skies

Jupiter and Saturn continue their seasonal dominance.

Moon Phases

New Moon: Friday, August 8th
First Quarter: Sunday, August 15th

Full Moon:  Sunday, August 22nd

Last Quarter: Monday, August 30th

The Perseid Meteor Shower will attain maximum all night, Wednesday-Thursday August 11th-12th.
               Weather permitting, 60-80 meteors per hour may greet the patient population of Aroostook County.
               Best viewing after midnight!


"Call the Astronomer" @ the Science Center (207) 488-5451 for any further details on these and other super sky sights throughout 2021.  The Science Center Facebook page also gives weekly opportunity to "Ask Mr. B" posing your astronomy thoughts and questions.

Enjoy the Summer Sky everyone!