Archives: Perkins Observatory

Tom Burns’ Guide to the Spring Sky

Astronomer Tom Burns has some advice: Look up! Mars reaches its peak visibility in April, the Big Dipper is shining bright, and a pretty sweet lunar eclipse is on its way. This hour of All Sides, we’ll learn more about what’s happening in the night sky, and when to bust out the binoculars..

Starry Starry Night: A Guide to What’s Up

Astronomer Tom Burns has some advice: Look up! The night sky is full of activity this month, including the seed moon, partial lunar eclipse, and a meteor shower. This hour of All Sides, we’ll learn the truth about the “dark side of the moon,” which constellations are visible now and what to look out (and up) for this season.

Tom Burns: Exploring the Night Sky

Get tips on how to explore the night sky this summer, with an astrology expert.

Tom Burns: Stars and Planets

The hilarious and insightful Tom Burns joins All Sides to discuss the night’s sky and why you should support WOSU.

Lunar Eclipse Coincides with the Winter Solstice

A spectacular lunar eclipse.

Backyard Astronomy with Tom Burns

Astronomy in our own backyards