Figure 1. Rising of the Winter Hexagon seen to the ESE from Tupper Lake at 11 pm on November 6, 2012. Jupiter is in Taurus moving westward in retrograde motion. The galactic anti‐center is the line of sight along the plane of the galaxy outward from the center (in Sagittarius). Made using Starry Night software.
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 morning, and she also explained why the moon matters so much in the ocean's tides, like those that swept ashore during superstorm Sandy. 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 join her next week at St. Lawrence University, where there will be a 3-day Climate Change Forum on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. O'Donoghue, an astronomy and climate professor in the physics department at St. Lawrence, has been working with the staff to organize this forum. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Jul 31, 2012 — Astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue stopped by the studios this morning with an update on stars and planets to watch for this summer. Venus has risen in the morning sky. Mars,... Go to full article
Paul Smiths, NY, Jun 21, 2012 — The Greeks called them "The Seven Sisters," but a look at the Subaru logo shows the Japanese saw them differently. This familiar star cluster constellation actually contains... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Jun 06, 2012 — Yesterday evening Venus made its last journey across the face of the sun, as seen from Earth, until the year 2117. People of all ages covered the southeast corner of the St.... Go to full article
Canton, NY, May 15, 2012 — St. Lawrence University physics professor Aileen O'Donoghue shared news of big events in the solar system in conversation with Martha Foley this morning. She explained how a... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Apr 13, 2012 — Stargazers will have the chance tonight to take a look at the International Space Station. The space station will be visible this evening just after sunset--but St. Lawrence... Go to full article