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 for April 2014||Mars at opposition, a lunar eclipse and April's Lyrid meteor shower.||3/31/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoWhat's Up for March 2014||Watch starlight get blocked by a passing asteroid, planets march across the sky and a lunar eclipse preview.||3/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoWhat's Up for February 2014||See all the planets, plus mission updates from comet and asteroid missions Dawn and Rosetta.||2/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoWhat's Up for January 2014||Jupiter at opposition. Venus at conjunction. A Juno mission update. And the Quadrantid meteor shower.||12/30/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoWhat's Up for December 2013||Track comet ISON's journey as bright planets and starry events fill the sky this December.||11/25/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoWhat's Up for November 2013||MAVEN, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission, will explore the planet's upper atmosphere and backyard astronomers can watch Comet ISON race towards the sun at 5 degrees a day.||11/6/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoWhat's Up for October 2013||Juno flies by Earth Oct 9, and how to glimpse the Moon's far side.||9/30/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoWhat's Up for September 2013?||A lunar night launch, Comet ISON is spotted again, and the moon meets up with Saturn, Venus, Mars and Jupiter.||8/30/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoWhat's Up for August 2013?||Enjoy this summer's celestial fireworks display of the most popular meteor shower of the year on August 12.||8/1/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoWhat's Up for July 2013?||Earth will shine from beyond the rings of Saturn while Cassini takes a mosaic of the planet and its rings on July 19.||7/1/13||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.