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A Perseid meteor exploding over Leuven, Belgium last night. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/88100135@N02/9496788419">Tom Davidson</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
A Perseid meteor exploding over Leuven, Belgium last night. Photo: Tom Davidson, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Catch a glimpse of falling stars: the Perseid meteor shower

St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue turns our attention to the wonders of the night sky, including the peak week of the Perseid meteor shower.

Also, look for Venus near the horizon at sunset, with Saturn to its left. The moon will be in Scorpio tonight, and in the morning, look for Jupiter next to Orion in Gemini.  Go to full article
Image of the morning sky. Image: Aileen O'Donoghue
Image of the morning sky. Image: Aileen O'Donoghue

Saturday Equinox means autumn to many

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

What's up in the spring night sky

It's the last week of winter and a great time to look up. St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue has some tips for what to look for in the spring night sky -- a full "Snow" moon this Saturday, the rapid lengthening of the days and Saturn rising as the sun sets.  Go to full article

The night sky and what about 2012?

St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue talks with Martha Foley about the sky above us, and what 2012 may really bring.  Go to full article

What's up in the February night sky

If you can brave cold, crisp weather, there are plenty of treasures for stargazers in the February night sky -- Mars, Jupiter and the constellation Orion. Todd Moe talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue about what's up in the night sky these days.  Go to full article

Jupiter, Venus and Orion in the night sky

St. Lawrence University astronomer Jeff Miller joins Martha Foley to give us a heads-up on what's happening in the night sky.  Go to full article

Looking up: the winter sky emerges

We take advantage of the beautiful fall weather this week--the night-time weather that is. Astronomer Jeff Miller, Martha Foley and Brian Mann talk about the full moon and the planets.  Go to full article

Looking up: the winter sky emerges

We take advantage of the beautiful fall weather this week--the night-time weather that is. Astronomer Jeff Miller, Martha Foley and Brian Mann talk about the full moon and the planets.  Go to full article
Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller

Looking up at the night sky

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Jeff Miller about spotting the space station and other bright lights in the night sky.  Go to full article

A heads-up on the night sky

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University physics professor and astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue about star gazing in late fall and early winter - Mars in the evening sky and Venus before dawn.  Go to full article

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