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SkyWeek TV Archive

January 16 - 22, 2012

[skyweekvid id="kdh4xx72"]The constellations Perseus, Cassiopeia, and Andromeda are linked together in the sky, and in Greek mythology.

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January 9 - 15, 2012

[skyweekvid id="b09020gs"]Sirius, the night sky's brightest star, is on great display during January evenings.

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January 2 - 8, 2012

[skyweekvid id="j08m4sr5"]Weather permitting, North Americans can enjoy a little-known but unusually strong meteor shower before dawn on Wednesday morning.

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December 26, 2011 - January 1, 2012

[skyweekvid id="oqus9jdm"]Orion, the Hunter, may be the most amazing constellation in the sky. And Betelgeuse, the star marking Orion's left shoulder, is a red supergiant that's ripe to explode as a supernova.

SkyWeek TV Archive

December 19 - 25, 2011

[skyweekvid id="x3b9sa71"]Wednesday December 21st is the longest night of the year and the beginning of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Leading the pack of winter constellations is Taurus, the Bull.

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December 12 - 18, 2011

[skyweekvid id="kot5u7jd"]This week boasts one of the year's best meteor showers — though the nearly full Moon will interfere with viewing them. And we'll look at a constellation that flies upside-down in the sky.

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December 5 - 11, 2011

[skyweekvid id="i314e1fl"]This week the Moon puts on the best sky show of the year for stargazers in the western U.S. — a total lunar eclipse. And we'll look at Jupiter, the king of the planets.

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November 28 - December 4, 2011

[skyweekvid id="bb5i2j5z"]As the Moon waxes to half lit, let's take a look at the brightest star in each section of the sky: Vega setting in the west, Fomalhaut cruising low over the southern horizon, and Capella rising in the east.

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November 21 - 27, 2011

[skyweekvid id="qi36vwzp"]Thanksgiving week is new Moon week, allowing what might be our last good view of the summer Milky Way. Also, let's take a look at Venus and Jupiter, the two brightest planets.

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