Archives: stars

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..

Heads Up: A Guide to the Fall Sky

Astronomer Tom Burns has some advice: Look up! The night sky is full of activity this season, and it’s not just Orion’s time to shine. This fall brings a bright showing from Capella, and may sound a death knell for quirky comet ISON. This hour of All Sides, we’ll learn more about which little stars are twinkling and when to bust out the binoculars.

Heads Up: A Guide to the Fall Sky

Astronomer Tom Burns has some advice: Look up! The night sky is full of activity this season, and it’s not just Orion’s time to shine. This fall brings a bright showing from Capella, and may sound a death knell for quirky comet ISON. This hour of All Sides, we’ll learn more about which little stars are twinkling 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.

Backyard Astronomy, Exploring the Night Sky

Are you intrigued by the night sky? What’s your favorite constellation? In this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll be talking about the stars.