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April 16, 2017
Astro Bob: How Mars turned nasty cold
Mars would be much more clement if it still possessed a beefy atmosphere. Thanks to new measurements from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft, we now have...
April 16, 2017 - 9:21am
April 9, 2017
Astro Bob: Spring nights sweeter with the space station
Spring can be a comfortable time of year to get outside at night and watch the stars. When you do, don't be surprised if you have some company....
April 9, 2017 - 10:18am
April 6, 2017
Planet Jupiter comes in for a close-up, will be bright Friday night
GRAND FORKS — The biggest planet in the solar system will shine even brighter in the night sky on Friday, April 7. Friday marks the point...
April 6, 2017 - 6:58pm
April 2, 2017
Astro Bob: How moon colonists might survived the frigid lunar night
Man, it can get cold on the moon. With virtually no air to speak of and a night that lasts just shy of two weeks, the surface temperature drops...
April 2, 2017 - 10:22am
March 26, 2017
AstroBob: Salvador Dali would love these constellations
In March, we dipped into the deep past, hungering to know more about the first generation of suns that formed after the Big Bang. Now, we look...
March 26, 2017 - 7:00am
March 12, 2017
AstroBob: Welcome Arcturus!
I really shouldn't be surprised anymore. But I always am when I see the fiery bright star Arcturus appear in the east on midwinter evenings....
March 12, 2017 - 6:12pm
March 5, 2017
AstroBob: A new take on why we hear meteors
Have you ever seen a super-bright meteor and at the same time heard hissing or rustling sounds? Some people claim to hear the sizzle of a bright...
March 5, 2017 - 3:07pm
February 26, 2017
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
We don't hear much about the Soviet program to explore and return samples of the moon to Earth, but the Russians were busy with lunar mission...
February 26, 2017 - 1:08pm
February 19, 2017
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
February 19, 2017 - 2:04pm
February 12, 2017
AstroBob: Saturn's got a whole new groove
Stunning. Incredible. Alright, I'll shut up. But it's not easy when the photos are this inspiring. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has just returned...
February 12, 2017 - 1:14pm
September 24, 2015
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: Late-rising stargazers need not apply
Low in the SW, Saturn starts October setting 2½ hours after sunset but only 1½ hours on Halloween. Too low in the sky for details; not worth going out for. If you're a planetarian, go to bed early and get up well before sunup all month. Before dawn, the prominent constellations...
September 24, 2015 - 7:09pm
August 27, 2015
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: Algol, planets, and Aldebaran eclipsed
Perseus is above the NNE horizon at dusk, so it's Algol-watching time again. The minima of Algol most people may be up for are at Sept. 2, 8:39 p.m.; Sept. 22, 10:20 p.m., and Sept. 25, 7:09 p.m. Algol will be perceptibly dimmed for about two hours centered on those times. If...
August 27, 2015 - 6:42pm
July 23, 2015
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: New Horizons visits Pluto on Bastille Day
BEMIDJI -- Dateline, Bemidji: 14 juillet 2015: joyeux jour de Bastille and yay New Horizons flyby. A good evening to start this column. Hit this link on the web http://bit.ly/1JhzRV7 to find lots of other good (and sobering) stuff in that online issue of “World Science.”...
July 23, 2015 - 7:27pm
May 28, 2015
Northland Stargazing: Hubble is 25, Regulus a few million
Readable article in June's "Sky and Telescope" on how the Hubble Space Telescope has changed our understanding of astronomy in the 25 years since it launched, and on many new questions it has generated. Someday, I will start a "Threescore and Ten" column thus: "When I was a kid,...
May 28, 2015 - 7:24pm
February 26, 2015
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Daylight savings time starts March 8. "Spring ahead, Fall back:" set your clocks ahead one hour the night before. Nothing of note happens this Sunday, but it is St. David's Day. David is patron saint of Wales, and I'm in trouble with some readers if I don't mention that. March...
February 26, 2015 - 11:56pm