Stargazer

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We’ve got Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Venus for viewing, the ISS passes over the islands and we learn about weather on Mars as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for today’s Stargazer report.

Below, see material shot in August 2011 displaying warm-season weather on Mars. Scientists think it could demonstrate evidence of salty liquid water still active on the planet today:

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We’ve got Mars, Jupiter and Saturn to look for; the Hubble Space Telescope passes overhead; and we learn about the Air Force’s latest secret space plane project as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for today’s Stargazer report.

See an artist design of the XS-1, DARPA's experimental proposed unmanned hypersonic space plane:

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We’ve got Jupiter in the east, a nearly full moon, and Mars among viewing opportunities, plus we hear about and see new images from Saturn, as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for today’s Stargazer report.

Here are some of the stunning new images of Saturn from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft:

See more images here.

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We’ve got Jupiter, Mars and Saturn to look for, plus this week we learn about new discoveries relating to a Brown Dwarf as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for today’s Stargazer report.

See the Keck Observatory Brown Dwarf image and learn more here.

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We’ve got Jupiter, Orion the Hunter, Mars and Saturn to look for and we’ll learn about the discovery of a supernova as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got Jupiter, Orion the Hunter, Saturn and a Martian anniversary to celebrate as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got Mars and Jupiter for easy evening viewing, Saturn in the early morning hours and we learn about some exciting new equipment up at the Mauna Kea summit as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Gemini Planet Imager’s first light image of Beta Pictoris b, a planet orbiting the star Beta Pictoris:

See more images and learn about the Gemini Planet Imager.

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It’s time for Stargazer -- We’ve got Jupiter in the early hours, great views of constellations and the Milky Way galaxy, and a special photo from Mars to share as HPR's Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s report.

Mars panorama from December 2013:

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We’ve got Venus and Jupiter in the earlier part of the evening, with Mars and Jupiter in the late night hours, plus another meteor shower – and this is a pretty unusual one, too -- as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got several planets to look for, the International Space Station cruises by and we take a holiday-time trip to the Mauna Kea Summit as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

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In this week's  Stargazer, we’ve got Venus, Jupiter and Saturn to look for plus the full moon, winter solstice, another meteor shower and we learn about a new black hole discovery from the Mauna Kea summit as HPR's Dave Lawrence connects with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars to look for,  another meteor shower is in store, a Chinese space-station cruises past and we’ll learn about a gamma ray burst as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got Venus and Jupiter in the evening, Saturn comes up in the early morning and we’ll hear about a six-tailed comet as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got Jupiter not long after sunset, plus constellations Taurus the Bull and Orion the Hunter among things to look for as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got Venus at sunset, Jupiter coming up a little later, plus we’ll hear about work on the discovery of a planet recently at the Mauna Kea summit as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got Orion the Hunter, Jupiter and Mars, the full moon, plus we get an update on Comet ISON as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got Venus at sunset, another meteor shower is in store and we’ll hear about the discovery of a rogue planet as HPR's Dave Lawrence welcomes our new weekly guest for Stargazer, Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo.

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We’ve got the new moon, Mercury at sunset, Jupiter rises before midnight and we have a farewell as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got the last quarter moon, Mercury, Venus and Saturn at sunset, and our third meteor shower of the month as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got the full moon, a trio of planets at sunset, plus a comet is whizzing by as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got the first quarter moon, another meteor shower and the International Space Station cruises by as HPR's Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got the new moon, there’s another meteor shower, and the Hubble Space Telescope makes an appearance as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got the last quarter moon, several planets make a sunset-timed appearance and there’s a chance to start looking for another comet as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got the full moon, no less than five planets will be visible and it’s time for the Autumnal Equinox as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got the first quarter moon, Jupiter and Mars provide some early morning viewing and there’s a discovery relating to Brown Dwarfs we’ll hear about as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We’ve got the new moon, Mercury, Venus and Saturn at sunset and there’s a meteor shower in store as HPR’s Dave Lawrence connects with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

Hear about the last quarter moon, Venus and Saturn at Sunset and a recent discovery at the Mauna Kea summit as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

Hear about the full moon, Jupiter and Mars in the early morning sky, and we get a constellation update as HPR's Dave Lawrence speaks with Shawn Laatsch from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Courtesy of Shawn Laatch

We’ve got the new moon, Saturn at sunset, and a discovery involving the Hubble Space Telescope as Shawn Laatsch at the Imiloa Astronomy Center speaks with HPR’s Dave Lawrence for this week’s Stargazer.

Courtesy of Shawn Laatch

We’ve got the last quarter moon, the Zodiacal Light can be seen, and we have a few visible satellite passes as Shawn Laatch at the Imiloa Astronomy Center speaks with HPR’s Dave Lawrence for this week’s Stargazer.

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