High- in the Sky: Stargazing Events
Updated: Sep 15
The night sky has always held a certain enchantment, captivating our imagination and taking us on a journey through the infinite cosmos. And what better way to experience this celestial wonder than by indulging in the exhilarating synergy of stargazing and the euphoric sensation known as the “runner's high” (kind of).
The sky unfolds a spectacular display of astronomical events that are bound to leave you in awe. Sky enthusiasts eagerly await the Perseid Meteor Shower, known for its dazzling shower of shooting stars. This celestial phenomenon occurs annually between the months of July and August, and August is the best time to witness this spectacle. It's the perfect opportunity to witness nature's own firework show, where streaks of light dance across the darkness of the night.
A second special treat awaits sky gazers - the appearance of a Blue Moon. No, it's not about the color, but rather, describes the occurrence of a second full moon within a single calendar month. The Blue Moon radiates an unspoken magic, creating an ambiance that is mystical and enchanting.
For the ultimate stargazing experience, consider visiting the Mendel Observatory, a hidden gem nestled in the beautiful town of Andover, MA. Alternatively, Crane Beach in Ipswich; with its vast expanse of sand is another excellent spot to marvel at the stars, away from the city lights. These are just some, creating the perfect setting to witness the celestial wonders.
So, pack your telescope or just your eyes with a cozy blanket, and get ready to embark on a celestial adventure in the month of August.
The universe is waiting to reveal its mysteries, and there's no better time to experience the magic than under the canopy of stars.
Tyler Suggests: GMO Sourdubb (Chill and Relaxing)
Tara Suggests: Lava Cake (Relaxing and Chill)
Hilary Suggests: Granddaddy Pluto (One of her favs)
*While Supplies Last.
Happy stargazing and see you at the store!