NASACast: What's Up? Video Podcasts
By National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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What's Up? -- A monthly video that gives tips for where you can find the moon, planets and stars in the night sky. Also includes amateur astronomy news and updates on NASA missions.
|1||VideoWhat's Up - May 2015||Venus and Mercury grace the west-northwest sky an hour past sunset and the giant planets Jupiter and Saturn rule the sky this month.||5/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoWhat's Up - April 2015||A total lunar eclipse that takes place on the night of a full moon and, later this month, the Lyrid meteor shower.||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoWhat's Up - March 2015||A total solar eclipse in the North Atlantic and tips to prepare for the next U.S. eclipse.||3/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoWhat's Up - February 2015||See planetary pairs grace the sky in time for Valentine’s Day and Jupiter’s moons perform a celestial ballet.||2/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoWhat's Up - January 2015||Jupiter's moons are putting on an amazing show this month. The orbital path of the moons is tilting edge-ion to the Earth and the sun.||1/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoWhat's Up for December 2014||The December Geminids and Ursids offer up two more chances to see meteor showers this year. Plus, there are two comets to try for through telescopes.||12/2/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoWhat's Up for November 2014||Twin meteor showers feature the slow Taurids and the swift Leonids while Rosetta's lander Philae is scheduled to land on Comet C-G and transmit data from the surface about the comet's composition.||11/11/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoWhat's Up for October 2014||What's Up for October? A lunar eclipse, a solar eclipse and Mars has a close encounter with a comet.||10/1/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoWhat's Up for September 2014||Red star(Antares) meets red planet(Mars) and view a zodiacal light that points towards Jupiter.||8/29/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoWhat's Up for August 2014||Go outside to see Venus and Jupiter at dawn, Saturn and Mars at dusk. No telescope required! Plus the annual Perseid meteor shower is in full swing now through the 17th. The shower peaks the night of August 12-13, but the bright moon that night will likely interfere with viewing some of the fainter meteors. The Perseid shower occurs each year when||8/1/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
Short, to the point, and interesting. Love it
This is a concise podcast of current NASA exploration events and ties in to what you can see in the night sky.
I like that it is short and to the point. 2 minutes. And yet I always learn something.
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