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What's Up: August 2019 Skywatching Tips from NASA

What can you see this month? Look for the "shooting stars" of the annual Perseid meteor shower for some stargazing delights, but be warned the bright Moon will overwhelm the fainter meteors this year. Plus, the Moon's passes by Jupiter and Saturn.

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