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

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    • 4.8 • 160 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.

    November: A Flying Horse and Star Fish

    November: A Flying Horse and Star Fish

    With darkness coming earlier now, take advantage of November's clear evenings to explore the nighttime sky with our audio guided tour.

    • 12 min
    October: Three Planets at Dusk

    October: Three Planets at Dusk

    Take advantage of October's crisp, clear evenings and early-arriving dawns to explore the nighttime sky with our audio guided tour.

    • 11 min
    Summer Triangle Overhead

    Summer Triangle Overhead

    The calendar might say “September,” but now is the perfect time to explore the Summer Triangle. Find your way with this month’s Sky Tour podcast.

    • 11 min
    Welcome, Jupiter & Saturn!

    Welcome, Jupiter & Saturn!

    The Perseids are upon us — and as you're looking out for shooting stars, look for Jupiter and Saturn low in the southeast as soon as night begins to fall.

    • 13 min
    July: Inner Planets Rule!

    July: Inner Planets Rule!

    True darkness is fleeting in July, especially at higher latitudes. So make the most of the darkness you have, by downloading our narrated Sky Tour podcast to "what's up" in the night sky.

    • 12 min
    June: Solar Eclipse & Colorful Stars

    June: Solar Eclipse & Colorful Stars

    June features long days and short nights in the Northern Hemisphere, so download our narrated Sky Tour astronomy podcast to make the most of the abbreviated dark hours after sunset. Special event: a partial solar eclipse on June 10th!

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
160 Ratings

160 Ratings

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!

Scituatemareader ,

Outstanding podcast!

This podcast is fantastic. The music is awesome, the information is simple and effective. As a teacher it’s a great thing to use with my astronomy class in for my own children. Thank you so much!

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