Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Astropod - Episode 34

December - This month the emphasis is on the Geminid Meteor shower (early morning of the 14th) and the Winter Solstice on the 21st.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Episode 33

Late October - Jupiter still brilliant in the southern sky. Orionid Meteor shower on October 21st. New Moon on October 18th and First Quarter on the 25th.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Astropod - Episode 31

September - Jupiter continues to climb into the southeastern sky. The Moon is always fun to view...find out when. Also...we're changing from Summer to Fall this month.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Astropod - Episode 30

Late August - The "King of Planets" is rising in the southest by 9:00 EDT! Through a telescope you can enjoy the ever-changing cloudscapes. Moon will be 1st Quarter on 27th at 7:42 am EDT.

Astropod - Episode 29

Early August - Perseid Meteor Shower peaks on August 12th. Jupiter also in the news...result of yet another impact event in its southern hemisphere.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Astropod - Episode 28

Late July - Couple of meteor showers coming up. Also...beautiful gathering on the morning of July 18th.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Astropod - Episode 27

Early July - Be sure to check out Saturn's rings! July 17th - 10:00 PM EDT Shadow Transit....Saturn's moon Titan casts it shadow on Saturn's cloud surface. Planning on being in the western Pacific ocean on July 22nd?...Total eclipse of the sun will be visible...east of Iwo Jima.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Astropod - Episode 26

Early June - June 21st is the Summer Solstice - the first day of Summer. Also...find out what planets are out and about...

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Astropod - Episode 25

Early May - Looking for planets....Saturn, Mercury & Venus. Also a meteor shower is coming up on May 6th. Check it out!

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Astropod - Episode 24

Through Mid April - Be sure to look for Saturn! Saturn's largest moon, Titan has two transits this month (its shadow seen on Saturn's surface). Find out when.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Astropod - Episode 23

Late March 2009 - Information about Venus and its phases. Also...time to start looking for Saturn and its rings?!

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Astropod - Episode 22

Early March 2009 - Saturn is rising in the east! Join us on Friday Starry Nights to see this planet through the Daniel Observatory telescope. The Vernal Equinox (first day of Spring) occurs on March 20th.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Astropod - Episode 21

February 2009 - The Moon, and Venus and Saturn! Oh my!!! The Moon is "waxing" on its way to becoming New on the 24th. Venus is in the West...Saturn is in the East.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Astropod - Episode 20

January 2009 - Check out Venus and learn new astronomical terms. Also, the ISS is pretty bright now...find out how to view the flybys.