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Author: 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.
48 Episodes
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What are some skywatching highlights in August 2020? See the Moon posing with various planets throughout the month, plus catch the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower.
What's Up - July 2020

What's Up - July 2020

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What's Up for July? How about some moons with those giant planets? Mars after midnight. And are the stars of Mars the same as ours?
What's Up - June 2020

What's Up - June 2020

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Seeking skywatching highlights in June 2020? Look for the Summer Triangle, keep tabs on the morning planets and June 20 brings the solstice.
What's Up - May 2020

What's Up - May 2020

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What astronomy highlights can you see in the sky in May 2020? Venus, Sirius and the Milky Way.
What's Up - April 2020

What's Up - April 2020

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What are some astronomy highlights in the sky in April 2020? This month, Venus visits the Pleiades; Mars, Jupiter and Saturn begin their breakup; and we ask, "What is the Moon illusion?"
What's Up - March 2020

What's Up - March 2020

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Looking for astronomy highlights for March 2020? This month, early risers enjoy a planetary grouping of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the early morning sky. Plus a closer look at Sirius, the brightest star in the sky, and spot a lovely trio at sunset on March 28th.
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Morning meteors, Mars meets its "rival," and the Moon comes around for another visit with Venus.
What's Up for November?
What's Up for October? A night for the whole world to observe the Moon and hunting for ice giants!
In this month's sky, look for lovely crescent Moons at the start and end of the month. The September equinox brings the beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. And Mars is at solar conjunction, meaning it has disappeared from night skies!
What can you see this month? In the August sky, look for the "shooting stars" of the annual Perseid meteor shower for some stargazing delights, but be warned — the bright Moon will overwhelm the fainter meteors this year. Plus, the Moon's evening visits to Jupiter and Saturn.
What's Up - July 2019

What's Up - July 2019

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As NASA marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, here are five things to know about the Moon that you can share with others.
What's Up - June 2019

What's Up - June 2019

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What's up in the June sky? Jupiter is at its biggest and brightest, Mercury and Mars appear ultra-close and how you can observe the Moon's tilted orbit.
What's Up - May 2019

What's Up - May 2019

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Meteors from Halley's Comet, dinosaurs in the sky and a blue moon rises.
What's Up - April 2019

What's Up - April 2019

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What can you see in the April sky? The Moon visits Mars in the evening, and later joins Saturn and Jupiter for a spot of tea.
What's Up - March 2019

What's Up - March 2019

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What can you see in the March sky? Jupiter and other planets in the morning, a change of seasons and an open star cluster called the Beehive.
What can you see in the February sky? Stars and planets with distinct red and blue colors, like Mars and Sirius.
High rates for the Geminid meteor shower, a visible comet, and a fond farewell.
Planets, asteroid Juno, comet 46P, and a morning meteor shower.
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why the december episode is not yet uploaded?

Dec 4th
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