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What's Up? -- A monthly video that gives tips for where you can find the moon, planets and stars in the night sky. Also includes amateur astronomy news and updates on NASA missions.

What's Up? -- A monthly video that gives tips for where you can find the moon, planets and stars in the night sky. Also includes amateur astronomy news and updates on NASA missions.
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United States

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What's Up? -- A monthly video that gives tips for where you can find the moon, planets and stars in the night sky. Also includes amateur astronomy news and updates on NASA missions.

Language:

English


Episodes

What's Up - October 2019

10/1/2019
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What's Up for October? A night for the whole world to observe the Moon and hunting for ice giants!

What's Up - September 2019

8/29/2019
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In this month's sky, look for lovely crescent Moons at the start and end of the month. The September equinox brings the beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. And Mars is at solar conjunction, meaning it has disappeared from night skies!

What's Up - August 2019

8/1/2019
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What can you see this month? In the August sky, look for the "shooting stars" of the annual Perseid meteor shower for some stargazing delights, but be warned — the bright Moon will overwhelm the fainter meteors this year. Plus, the Moon's evening visits to Jupiter and Saturn.

What's Up - July 2019

7/1/2019
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As NASA marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, here are five things to know about the Moon that you can share with others.

What's Up - June 2019

5/31/2019
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What's up in the June sky? Jupiter is at its biggest and brightest, Mercury and Mars appear ultra-close and how you can observe the Moon's tilted orbit.

What's Up - May 2019

5/2/2019
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Meteors from Halley's Comet, dinosaurs in the sky and a blue moon rises.

What's Up - April 2019

4/3/2019
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What can you see in the April sky? The Moon visits Mars in the evening, and later joins Saturn and Jupiter for a spot of tea.

What's Up - March 2019

2/28/2019
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What can you see in the March sky? Jupiter and other planets in the morning, a change of seasons and an open star cluster called the Beehive.

What's Up - February 2019

2/4/2019
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What can you see in the February sky? Stars and planets with distinct red and blue colors, like Mars and Sirius.

What's Up - December 2018

11/30/2018
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High rates for the Geminid meteor shower, a visible comet, and a fond farewell.

What's Up - November 2018

11/1/2018
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Planets, asteroid Juno, comet 46P, and a morning meteor shower.

What's Up - October 2018

10/1/2018
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Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night with your local astronomy club.

What's Up - August 2018

8/1/2018
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What's Up for August? The summer Perseids are here!

What's Up - July 2018

7/2/2018
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Mars is closest to Earth since 2003!

What's Up - June 2018

6/1/2018
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What's up in the night sky this month? Enjoy a ringside seat for Saturn, plus a night long parade featuring Venus, Jupiter, Mars and Vesta!

What's Up - May 2018

5/1/2018
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The moon and Saturn meet Mars in the morning as NASA's Insight spacecraft launches to the red planet on May 5.

What's Up - April 2018

3/30/2018
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What's Up for April? The moon, Mars, and Saturn and the Lyrid meteor shower.

What's Up - March 2018

3/1/2018
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At sunset, catch elusive Mercury, bright Venus, the Zodiacal Light, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter between midnight and dawn.