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Star Talk: A Look at the December Sky

What is a solstice, anyway? Where's Mars these days? St. Lawrence University Astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue considers the December sky and takes listener questions.  Go to full article

Mars: A Close Encounter Call-in

Mars is closer to Earth than it's been in 60,000 years. Host Martha Foley and St. Lawrence University astronomers Aileen O'Donoghue and Jeff Miller held a special call-in on what's up in the sky and why. They took listener questions about Mars and other night and daytime phenomena.  Go to full article

August's Night Sky: Catching Up with Mars

On August 27th, the planet Mars will be closer to Earth than it has been in more than 50,000 years. Look for Mars rising in the east at twilight and setting in the west at dawn. Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University Astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue about our close encounter with the Red Planet.  Go to full article

Looking Skyward

Mars is a big show in the night sky this month, and there's a lunar eclipse coming soon. Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue about the May night sky.  Go to full article

What's Up in the Spring Night Sky?

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University Astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue about spring star gazing. It's time to say farewell to Orion and hello to Leo.  Go to full article

Starlight, Star Bright: Venus, Mars and Jupiter in the Late Winter Night Sky

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue.  Go to full article

January's Night Sky

It was another clear morning, with bright stars in the eastern and western skies. Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue.  Go to full article

The Winter Night Sky: Venus and Mother O'Ryan

Anyone who was up and looking east this morning could not have missed a spectacular site: the crescent moon and Venus. Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University Astronomer Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue about the night sky.  Go to full article

The November Night Sky: Planets, Stars and Meteor Showers!

This week's Leonid meteor shower may be the largest such display until the end of the century, with hundreds of meteors visible in the night sky. Martha Foley talks with Aileen O'Donoghue, St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Physics, about this spectacular meteor shower and other celestial events.  Go to full article

Watching the Summer Stars

The summer solstice and watching the stars--Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue.  Go to full article

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