16-14 Segment 1: Astronomical Wonders: What’s coming up this year?


Synopsis: There’s a lot going on in the sky for the remainder of this year and our guests discuss the upcoming astronomical events and how you can watch them with the naked eye or with inexpensive binoculars and telescopes. We also discuss the importance and the fun of stargazing, where the best places are to watch the skies and how urban areas can change their lighting to make more heavenly bodies visible to their residents.

Host: Gary Price. Guests: Mario De Leo-Winkler, post-doctoral researcher for NASA-JPL and the University of California-Riverside; Alan MacRobert, Senior Editor, Sky & Telescope magazine.

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