Stargazer

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This week we have many planets visible in our island skies and we find out about the development of emergency escape equipment as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.

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There are several planets to look for each evening this week, plus we hear about the discovery of water in an unexpected place in the solar system as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.

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In addition to finding out what planets to look for, we hear about analyzing light from outer space in the search for life as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.

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We’ve got several planets on the radar this week plus more water being suspected in the solar system, and in a new spot, too, as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.

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The evening sky has plenty to look for, plus we get an update on some of the mysteries surrounding a current NASA mission as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.

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We have several planets to try and spot, plus we learn more about a new tool in the search for extraterrestrial life, as Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee speaks to All Things Considered Honolulu Host Dave Lawrence f

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In this week's Stargazer, we have the ISS cruising past, among things to look for, we hear about the NASA mission to grab a chunk of an asteroid as Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee speaks to HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence for our report.      

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We find out about a few planets we can look for in the early evening hours, plus Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee speaks to HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about what he is calling the discovery of Christmas Lights on Mars.

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Time for a trip to a planet in our solar system in today’s Stargazer with All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence, where, in addition to finding out what planets we have a chance to see here in the Aloha State, Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee tells us about a new discovery from our own neighborhood in the cosmos!

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We have the chance to see several evening time planets and learn about a new discovery involving Mauna Kea relating to Mars as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We have the chance to see a few evening planets, the ISS is cruising by tonight and – speaking of the International Space Station  -- we learn about new drama concerning it and the Russians as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We have several planets to spot in our evening sky, the ISS cruises past, and we get an update on a NASA mission into the Asteroid Belt, where the Dawn spacecraft will soon reach the dwarf planet Ceres, as HPR's All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We get an idea where to look for this week’s planets and other objects to try and spot, plus learn about a recent rocket launch and how our weather on earth relates to the sun as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

There are planets to search for in our evening sky, plus we learn more about a discovery on earth that’s affecting the search for life in outer space as HPR's Dave Lawrence connects with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got multiple planets at sunset to look for, a few well-known satellites cruising past, and we get an exciting update on the NASA Dawn spacecraft, heading into the Asteroid Belt to the dwarf planet Ceres as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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For this week's Stargazer, we’ve got a variety of planets to try and spot, plus we learn about the discovery of a kind of snow on a planet in our solar system as HPR's All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.   

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We’ve got some evening planets to look for and an update on the search for distant planets on the edges of our solar system as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

We’ve got a meteor shower to observe, several evening time planet viewing opportunities, and we learn about a new discovery by the Kepler Space Telescope as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got a few sunset /evening timed planets to look for, plus we get a preview of some of the big space-related stories we can expect to learn more about this year as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

Learn more about two of the events for 2015 that Christopher previews today:

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We’ve got several planets to look for over the course of the week, the ISS is on view, and we hear about the search for sources of water in the asteroid belt as HPR All Things Considered Local Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got a trio of planets to try and spot through the evening this week, a well-known satellite cruises past, and we return to the Red Planet for an update on one of our missions there as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

Below is the latest Curiosity Rover report video by NASA (for December 8th):

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In Stargazer this week, we have a trio of major planets and a meteor shower in our evening skies, plus an update on a historic mission to the edge of the solar system as All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee.

See a video explaining the mission to Pluto:

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We’ve got a few planets to look for, the Hubble Space Telescope cruises overhead, and we learn about the recent Orion launch from NASA as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got Venus and Mars setting in the early evening, followed by Jupiter, plus we have the ISS to look for and a follow-up on a previous report about a mysterious bacteria living outside the space station as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got a few planets to try and spot around sunset plus we get an update on a strange space mission we've covered before -- the Mars One project as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got a few planets to try and spot around sunset plus we get an update on the European Space Agency mission to land on a comet as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

The ESA also have a video explaining more about the project:

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We’ve got a meteor shower to look for this week, plus we hear about a local discovery involving the Keck Observatories as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

See the historic European Space Agency spaceship landing on a comet! Watch the Rosetta comet landing live as it happens with this player; the action starting at 9am Hawai'i time on Tuesday November 11:

We’ve got three planets to look for at sunset, we get a chance to try and spot the Hubble Space Telescope, and we learn about a local discovery involving quasars as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

Learn more about the discovery at the Subaru Telescope website.

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We’ve got Mars and Saturn at sunset, The ISS is headed back for multiple passes, and we learn about more ice discovered in our solar system -- in a sort of unusual spot -- as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We have Venus in the morning sky, Mars and Saturn in the evening, and we head back to the Red Planet for a story about a possible reality TV show in space as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

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