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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.

July 2013

Summer nights are short, but one reward they offer is seeing the Milky Way. Learn what stars mark the path of the Milky Way and what constellations will help you find the center of the Milky Way.

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June 2013

In the month of June, the sun travels highest across the sky and results in the longest days of the year. This month, take some time to consider its power and impact on our lives.

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May 2013

In May, we focus on the tantalizing trio of Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury, whose varying brightness and speed will give us quite the show in the sky. Learn who is on their way out of visibility and who is about the take center stage in the sky this spring.

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April 2013

Whether April showers will cloud our view of the sky or not doesn’t mean celestial activity above the clouds ceases. Learn which celestial symbol of spring will be visible and where to look to see Saturn this month.

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March 2013

Comet Pan-STARRS will make its first appearance ever in our sky. Since it has no history, there are no guarantees of what you will see but tune in to find out where and when the best viewing will be.

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February 2013

Planets are a major treat to see among the stars, but sometimes other objects make an appearance or at least pass by. Tune in to find out what will be visiting us in the middle of this month and what else we have to look forward to.

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December 2012

The days are still getting shorter, but only until the Winter Solstice on December 21. Find out what you will see in the sky (both morning and evening) as we count down to the longer days ahead.

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November 2012

As the clocks turn back we witness earlier sunsets and endure longer nights. This month, we tell you when it is a good idea to stay up late and prepare you for what event you will see.

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October 2012

Will the Halloween spirits be greeted with a full moon at the end of the month? Tune in to find out where the moon will appear and which bright stars, planets, and constellations it will pass by.

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