July is going to be a dream-month – or maybe a dreamless month – for island dark sky buffs. With the Thunder Supermoon, two meteor showers and a comet, there’s so much to see that there might not be time to sleep at night. The thunder super moon will rise this Wednesday on the 13th. The Comet on view has the sexy name C/2017 K2, but it is quite a sight with the right equipment—which can just be a set of binoculars. The Meteor showers are the Southern Delta Aquarids peaking on the night of July 29 into July 30, followed by the Alpha Capricornids on the night of July 30 into July 31. There’s more info in the Dark Sky calendar at darkskyisland.org.
This story first appeared on wvbi.net.