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Mike Murray from the Delta College Planetarium takes a look at what's up in the night sky. Things are happening all the time in the backyard universe, and many of them don't require a telescope to see and enjoy.

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Mike Murray from the Delta College Planetarium takes a look at what's up in the night sky. Things are happening all the time in the backyard universe, and many of them don't require a telescope to see and enjoy.

    2/24/20 - Moon Meets Venus & Uranus

    2/24/20 - Moon Meets Venus & Uranus

    In the early evening skies after sunset, Venus continues to steal the show as a super bright "star" in the west.

    • 2 min
    2/17/20 - Use the Belt Stars

    2/17/20 - Use the Belt Stars

    The three bright stars that make up Orion's belt make for one of the best guideposts in the sky.

    • 2 min
    2/10/20 - The Orion Nebula

    2/10/20 - The Orion Nebula

    With the Moon past full and moving into the post-midnight sky, now is the perfect opportunity to observe the Great Orion Nebula.

    • 2 min
    2/3/20 - Venus & Mercury

    2/3/20 - Venus & Mercury

    The planet Venus is drawing spectacular attention in the west as it outshines all the other star-like objects in the west after sunset.

    • 1 min
    1/27/20 - The Waxing Moon

    1/27/20 - The Waxing Moon

    The Moon appears low in the west at the beginning of this week, but will move further eastward each night.

    • 1 min
    1/20/20 - Betelgeuse Going Supernova?

    1/20/20 - Betelgeuse Going Supernova?

    One of the best-known constellations of the winter sky is approaching its prime in the southern sky and one of its stars is due to explode someday.

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