Partial Lunar Eclipse, Perseid Meteors and More in August 2017 Skywatching

Jupiter and Saturn are the evening planets. The Lyra and Cygnus constellations make excellent skywatching targets. On Aug 7-8, a partial lunar eclipse will be visible from some parts of the world and the Perseid meteor shower peaks on Aug. 12-13. Credit: NASA and the Office of Public Outreach (STScI)