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Keep up with the latest news from our night sky with the Sky and Stars SciCasts–listen in to find out what to look out for in our ever changing night sky.  SciCasts are also available on iTunes, subscribe here.

October 2015

October features planets visible in the morning sky. Through this month four planets appear in the morning sky before sunrise. Tune in to find out where to look and how to recognize these early celestial sightings.

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September 2015

Tune in to discover characteristics of the equinox, learn how celestial events affect our tides, and save the date for viewing events taking place at our rooftop Observatory.

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August 2015

Summer seems to be coming to a quick close but before it does we have the opportunity to see Saturn and the annual Perseid meteor shower. Listen in for the best times to see these celestial highlights.

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July 2015

During this epic month in Solar System exploration the New Horizons spacecraft closes in on distant Pluto. Tune in to learn about this fly-by approach, its challenges, and where New Horizons is headed next.

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June 2015

There are a few duos to note in the sky this month: Venus closes in on Jupiter and New Horizons closes in on Pluto. Tune in to find out more about the New Horizons Mission and discover the best planet viewing times this month.

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May 2015

Planet gazers, look up! Four of the five easy to see planets are visible this month in the evening sky. You can consider this a strong opportunity to observe the workings of the solar system.

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April 2015

Happy 25th Anniversary Hubble Space Telescope! Whether or not you celebrate, we hope you will take time to acknowledge the contributions to astronomy and space science the world’s first space-based telescope continues to make possible.

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March 2015

Are you ready for Spring? Rest assured, it is coming! Spring begins on the equinox on March 20. Things will begin to brighten up in the night sky as well, with moon and planet pairings including the two brightest planets Jupiter and Venus.

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February 2015

This month we are treated to views of several planets in the sky as well as a full moon. Tune in to find out when it will be the perfect time to observe Jupiter; it’s an event that only happens once a year!

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