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What's Up for December
December will be a fantastic time to see the solar system from your own back yard.
What's Up for October
Spooky sights fill the night sky on Halloween and celestial treats will surprise you all month long.
What's Up for September
Step away from the city lights and gaze up at our Milky Way galaxy. You may even see one of the galaxy's spiral arms with your own eyes!
What's Up for August
Jupiter reigns the night sky this month. Find out where to look and what you'll see through a telescope.
What's Up for June
Summer is here so it's the perfect season to talk about the sun.
What's Up for May
Get ready to gaze at galaxies through your telescope. Then compare your views to those taken in infrared by the Spitzer Space Telescope.
What's Up for March
Take a peek at a dying star, plus great views of Saturn and Mars.
What's Up for February
Don't miss this month's lunar eclipse on Feb. 20. A few days later, Saturn moves to center stage.
What's Up for January
There's more the to the stars than meets the eye. Find out where to look for stars that have planets orbiting them.
About: Jane Houston Jones
Jane is an astronomer, NASA science podcast developer, writer, educational and outreach artisan and social media enthusiast. She and her husband have an asteroid (
) named after them.
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