Apr 09, 2013 — We're gaining about three minutes of daylight every day now, and the winter constellations such as Orion are starting to slip below the horizon. Jupiter will be the brightest object in the sky other than the moon. Look in the southwest sky in the early evening near the Pleiades. This weekend, the crescent moon will be paired up with Jupiter in the early evening.
Look for Saturn in the morning sky in the southwest. In May we will start to see Venus in the western sky close to Jupiter. Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue. Go to full article
Paul Smiths, NY, Feb 28, 2013 — Solar weather does more than create light shows at polar latitudes. When the sun acts up, the effects can range from communications interference on earth to lethal doses of radiation for unprotected astronauts. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about heavenly weather. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Feb 26, 2013 — The days are lengthening, but there's still plenty to see in the night sky. St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue joins Todd Moe to talk about the Snow Moon,... Go to full article
Paul Smiths, NY, Dec 06, 2012 — Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss cosmic rays. While many people may think cosmic rays only affect astronauts or satellites--objects in space--computers and other... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Dec 04, 2012 — Aileen O'Donoghue, who teaches astronomy and physics at St. Lawrence University, loves this time of year, when the sun sets early and rises late. She shares her enthusiasm... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Nov 06, 2012 — Planets are on the move in in the mornings, in both the eastern and western skies. Astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue sketched the scenes in conversation with Martha Foley Tuesday... Go to full article
Sep 18, 2012 — Unfortunately, Aileen O'Donoghue is home sick, so she can't share her thoughts on the upcoming Equinox, this Saturday at 10:45am. However, O'Donoghue did ask listeners to... Go to full article