09 Aug 2016 16:16 IST

See an asteroid pass and meteors peak

Also this week, two planets form a triangle with the moon; and a star cluster goes into hiding

Late night on August 9 offers a great opportunity to spy on the second largest worldlet between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter: the asteroid Pallas. It will pass between the bright star Enif and M15, a globular star cluster that’s 33,000 light-years away.

Read this article in the National Geographic to learn where to look.