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Bay Nature magazineJan-Mar 2011 issue

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West Marin Night During Perseid Showers

January 01, 2011 by Brenda Hillman

The sugars drop down in the berries,no longer specific. That mangy deersleeps the summer off.    You’ve been herethe night away, ...

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Perseid Meteor Shower

August 08, 2008 by David Carroll

In the early hours from moonset to dawn between August 8 and 14, skywatchers in the Bay Area will be able to see the spectacular annual show put on by the Perseid meteor shower. At its peak on August 12, the tiny cast-off comet particles will streak across the sky at rates up to 60 per hour. Stay up late, grab a blanket or a lounge chair, find a spot away from streetlights, and enjoy the show!

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Starry, Starry Night

October 01, 2002 by Linda Watanabe McFerrin

We humans have evolved to be outside in the daylight. But there are delights awaiting those who venture forth at night. Revel in the cosmic mysteries of the star-filled sky, and open your senses to the shadowy world of nature's night shift.

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