Stargazer

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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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We get several planets to look for, the Hubble Space Telescope cruises overhead, and we learn about plans for sustainable sites on our moon 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 our morning sky, Saturn and Mars at dusk, Jupiter after midnight and the X-37B “secret” Air Force space plane among things to look for, plus an update on a moon in our solar system we recently heard about, 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 continuing in the early morning hours, Saturn and Mars in our evening skies, multiple passes by a major satellite, and news about water vapor 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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We have Venus in the early morning hours, Saturn and Mars in our evening skies and a story about the US generating new travel options for astronauts 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 a few key planets to try and spot, the Hubble Space Telescope makes a pass and we learn about where not to look for life in outer 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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We have planets in the evening and the early morning hours to look for, and we find out about a galaxy-related discovery with a local connection as All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

This is a video explaining the Laniākea galaxy super-cluster.

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We have no less than three planets to try and spot in our evening island skies, and, we learn about a claim by another country’s space program that they discovered microbes living in outer 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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We have Mars and Saturn in our evening sky, there’s a pass of a major space facility and we learn about a discovery at the Mauna Kea summit involving one of the oldest known stars 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 two major planets to look for at sunset, plus we learn about volcanic activity recently detected on a moon in our solar system, involving multiple observatories in the islands 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 pair of sunset planets to look for, a meteor shower is happening and we learn about a new discovery relating to gamma rays as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips  for this week’s Stargazer report.

See the related NASA animation:

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The International Space Station is cruising past plus we hear more about local involvement in a Mars-related mission as All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence connects with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

What does the surface of Mars look like? A little video refresher courtesy of the Mars Phoenix Lander.

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A Chinese experimental spacecraft is among the objects we can look for passing overhead, plus we learn about another spacecraft, and a tricky mission to land on a comet as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We have a variety of objects to look for in our night sky, and we get details about a new spacecraft powered by tapping solar winds as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report. 

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We find out what planets will be visible in our evening skies for most of the summer, plus learn about new projects to detect potential alien communication signals as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We have a trio of planets to look for around sunset, and this week, we take a trip to a moon in our solar system to learn about a mysterious lake discovered there, as All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence connects with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.                                                                  

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We have the chance to spot several key planets over the course of the week, the ISS cruises past and we get an update on efforts to harvest asteroids as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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There’s an experimental space craft passing over this week, and we learn about developments with the International Space Station, as All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We have several key planets to look for around sunset, plus we get an update on new research relating to the moon, as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We have some great evening planet viewing opportunities, and we hear about the testimony last week in Washington, DC, regarding the search for life in space, as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We have an opportunity to view a pass of the ISS and learn more about how political issues on Earth are affecting the International Space Station, as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We have a meteor shower to look for and we find out about the connection between the sun and lightning here on Earth as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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For this week's Stargazer, we have several major planets to look for around sunset, plus we learn about more discoveries relating to moons in our solar system as All Things Considered host Dave Lawrence connects with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s report.

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There is early evening planet viewing on tap this week, plus we get informed about distant stars as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got a few planets to start looking for at sunset, the International Space Station is visible, plus we get an update on asteroids -- and who’s keeping an eye on them in Hawai`i -- as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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We’ve got some major evening planet viewing opportunities, a meteor shower to look for and we learn more about the historic recent discovery by the Kepler Space Telescope and teams at Mauna Kea summit as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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On this week's Stargazer, the week begins with the “Blood Moon,” or a moon that can turn red or orange, along with a lunar eclipse. The eclipse kicking in at 6:53pm tonight, but not something we can really see until around 8pm. Also in store: prime viewing around the clock, plus we learn about a unique kind of observation coming up at the Mauna Kea summit this week as we connect with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center.                              

      

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There are some great viewing opportunities for planets in our night skies, as well as a new discovery relating to water in our solar system as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

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This week in addition to finding out about a variety of planets to look for and a pass of the ISS, we learn about a new discovery with a connection to the Mauna Kea summit, as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for today’s Stargazer report.

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