Sky Tour Podcast

Sky Tour Podcast 2016-10-12T10:34:36+00:00

Sky Tour Podcast

  • Tour June’s Sky: Saturn at Opposition
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    June's astronomy podcast takes you on a star- and planet-studded tour of the sky you'll see after sunset. It's time again for very long days and far-too-short nights! This month’s solstice occurs on the 21st at 12:24 a.m. EDT. Astronomically speaking, that’s when summer begins in the Northern Hemisphere and winter... Read more »
  • Tour May’s Sky: Big Dipper Leads the Way
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    Listen to May's astronomy podcast to learn why the Big Dipper is the "Swiss Army Knife" of the late-spring northern sky. With the final vestiges of winter's constellations plunging from view in the west after sunset, it's time to enjoy a parade of late-spring stars. Start by spotting Jupiter, high in... Read more »
  • Tour April’s Sky: Critters on the March
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    As you'll hear in this month's podcast, April is a time when it's easy to spot a lion, a sea serpent, and two bears in the evening sky. April evenings are finally warm enough to linger outdoors comfortably for quite a while. During most of the month, the Sun sets between... Read more »