August 2017 Brings Perseid Meteor Shower, and a Lunar and Total Solar Eclipse!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 06:52 in Astronomy & Space

The Perseid meteor shower this year — which peaks Aug. 12 — will be sandwiched between a lunar eclipse and the much-heralded 2017 total solar eclipse, marking a month of excitement in the night (and daytime) sky.

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