The supermoon made viewing the Perseid meteor showers challenging.

Much of the Mendonoma Coast was covered in fog during the Perseids meteor showers. And there was a big full moon at the peak, a supermoon.  So the Perseids were pretty much a non-event for us this year as the light from the big moon made viewing them nearly impossible. Mark Simkins was able to photograph the supermoon from his place in Manchester, which miraculously had no fog that night.

Super moon over Manchester by Mark Simkins

This was on August 10th. The moon was the closest and largest of the year, just beautiful!

The fog has pulled back today. Looks like it will be a sunny weekend for the Coast.

Thanks to Mark for allowing me to share his photo with you here.

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