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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.

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 2011

December nights are full of cold crip air which gives way to steady skies for viewing. Listen in to find out what gifts you will be able to see in the night sky this month.

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November 2011

November brings you daylight savings time, as well as an annual show by the Leonoid meteors, but tune in to find out what may block your view this year.

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October 2011

October is International Observe the Moon month, listen in to find out how the Maryland Science Center is celebrating.

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