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tonight's sky
Highlights of
the August sky

Your guide to constellations,
deep sky objects, planets, and events.

Grab a telescope, binoculars or just a lawn chair and head out to the backyard for a night of cosmic sightseeing. Our monthly stargazing guide keeps you informed about constellations, deep sky objects, planets, and events.

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All shows take place from the vantage of the Northern Hemisphere. Some objects are not visible throughout the entire month.

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  • July 2016

    Nebulae are scattered across the night sky.

  • June 2016

    The dazzling Hercules Cluster abounds with stars.

  • May 2016

    The Eta Aquarid meteor shower lights the sky.

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