10 episodes

When you head outdoors tonight, take Sky & Telescope's Sky Tour astronomy podcast with you for a guided tour to the night sky. Learn what constellations are visible, find out where and when you'll see the planets, and catch each month's celestial highlights, from meteor showers to eclipses.

Sky Tour Astronomy Podcast American Astronomical Society

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 183 Ratings

When you head outdoors tonight, take Sky & Telescope's Sky Tour astronomy podcast with you for a guided tour to the night sky. Learn what constellations are visible, find out where and when you'll see the planets, and catch each month's celestial highlights, from meteor showers to eclipses.

    May: An Eclipse, Planets & More

    May: An Eclipse, Planets & More

    Download this month's Sky Tour podcast to find which planets are visible in the morning and evening skies, along expert tips for how to view the total lunar eclipse on May 15–16.

    • 13 min
    April: Dancing Planets at Dawn

    April: Dancing Planets at Dawn

    With the arrival of April, you’re likely to spend more time outdoors under the stars. So why not bring along our monthly Sky Tour astronomy podcast? It provides an informative and entertaining 12-minute guided tour of the nighttime sky. Download the April episode to explore the fascinating movement of four planets in the sky before dawn.

    • 12 min
    March: Sirius in the Spotlight

    March: Sirius in the Spotlight

    Whether you’re just getting started in astronomy or simply looking to do some casual sky-watching, our monthly Sky Tour astronomy podcast provides an informative and entertaining 12-minute guided tour of the nighttime sky. Download the March episode to find and learn about Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky.

    • 12 min
    February: Orion’s Neighborhood

    February: Orion’s Neighborhood

    Our monthly Sky Tour astronomy podcast provides an informative and entertaining 12-minute guided tour of the nighttime sky. Download February’s episode to explore the colorful constellations that surround Orion, the Hunter.

    • 12 min
    January: Evening Planet Adieu

    January: Evening Planet Adieu

    There’s no better way to start the new year than listening to our monthly Sky Tour astronomy podcast. It’s an informative and entertaining 12-minute guided tour of the nighttime sky.

    • 12 min
    December: Geminid Meteors & Comet Leonard

    December: Geminid Meteors & Comet Leonard

    December’s solstice brings the longest northern nights, and it’s a busy month for stargazers: the Geminid meteors, a visit from Comet Leonard, and a plethora of bright stars and constellations.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
183 Ratings

183 Ratings

Scott Cadwell ,

Great Podcast for Beginners of Astronomy

It’s even a great podcast for those who aren’t beginners and just want a brief on what will be visible that month. The podcast is released at the beginning of each month and describes celestial happening from meteor showers to moon phases. The narrator is down to Earth but keeps looking up! Five stars, nine planets, etc.

elikqitie ,

Great short-format Astronomy Podcast

I love this podcast as it gives you just the right amount of the most important information about what is visible in the night sky.

Whether you’re an amateur astronomer or you want to know what’s going on celestially, you’ll find the information on this podcast to be informative and entertaining!

Dragonla ,

Fantastic for amateur astronomers!

Straightforward information on what to see in the night sky, when, and where in relation to easy to find celestial objects. A bit of background information on names keeps it fun, very useful for amateur astronomers!

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