Outdoors

MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2012

Perseid meteor shower delights area campers

SKY WATCHING -- Other than a bit of lingering haze from the region's wildfires, the weekend provided picture perfect conditions for watching the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower. I'm impressed at how many of my Facebook friends were out camping in wild places...

TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2011

Plan a high camp for August natural light show

SKYWATCHING -- The Landers family has a long history of planning camps in high, dark places for the annual Perseid meteor showers. The summer light show peaks around Aug. 12-13, but the best viewing tends to be right now. The full moon will come on...

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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