Originally Aired 8/11/03. August is an exciting celestial month with Mar’s closest orbit to Earth in 60,000 years as well as the yearly arrival of the Perseid meteors. Laurie and a group of amateur astronomers await the spectacle and discuss their origins.
[gtalert title=”Field Notes Archive” title_color=”#699bb1″ close_button=”no” border_style=”none” border_radius=”4″]Field Notes with Laurie Sanders aired from 1999 through 2009. It focused on the natural history of New England- from special habitats to the life cycles of individual plants and animals to profiles of people involved with safeguarding our environment. If you have a question about Field Notes please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.[/gtalert]