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The sky at sunset on December 27, 2011
The sky at sunset on December 27, 2011

Venus, Jupiter, and about Fridays the 13th

St. Lawence University physics professor Aileen O'Donoghue talks astronomy with Martha Foley. She's got a lot to say about this year of Fridays the 13th; the first one is this Friday. Also, Venus is up in the evening sky, and Jupiter is moving its way.  Go to full article

Long nights good for star-gazing

Between Jupiter in the east and Venus rising in the west, there's lots to see at night. And as the Solstice approaches, there's plenty of nighttime hours at both ends of the day. Aileen O'Donoghue teaches astronomy at St. Lawrence University. She stopped in to give Martha Foley the highlights of the night sky in late December.  Go to full article

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