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Aldebaran

The brightest star of the constellation Taurus. It is a red giant star, and is about 67 light-years away.

Radio Programs

Venus and Aldebaran Bright lights passing in the night April 6, 2020

Moon and Aldebaran Much ado about almost nothing March 1, 2020

Moon and Aldebaran Keeping a star in balance February 3, 2020

Moon and Aldebaran Looking for faint companions January 7, 2020

Moon and Aldebaran Taking the temperature of the stars December 10, 2019

Moon and Aldebaran Inflating a giant star October 17, 2019

Moon and Aldebaran Names for the bull’s bright eye September 19, 2019

Moon and Aldebaran Taking a trip into the future July 26, 2019

Moon, Mars, Aldebaran Two bits of color in the night sky April 8, 2019

Moon and Aldebaran Squeezing the heart of a star March 12, 2019

Moon and Aldebaran Blowing a “bubble” around a giant star February 13, 2019

Moon and Aldebaran Chilling a distant planet November 22, 2018

Moon and Aldebaran The bull’s eye shines into space September 29, 2018

Moon and Aldebaran A last rendezvous September 1, 2018

Moon and Aldebaran Stirring up a stellar “soup” August 5, 2018

Moon and Aldebaran A stellar chemical factory November 5, 2017

Moon and Aldebaran The beginning of the end for a bright star October 8, 2017

Moon and Aldebaran The “shifty” eye of the bull September 11, 2017

Venus and Aldebaran A fleeting encounter in the morning sky July 10, 2017

Moon, Mars, and Aldebaran Angling in on a star’s distance April 28, 2017

Seeing Orange Puffing up like orange balloons April 1, 2017

Moon and Aldebaran The Moon faces the bull March 31, 2017

Moon and Aldebaran The Moon plays a game with a star March 4, 2017

Moon and Aldebaran A star with a “fuzzy” appearance February 5, 2017

Moon and Aldebaran Coloring the eye of the bull January 8, 2017

Moon and Aldebaran Four years of hide-and-seek October 18, 2016

Moon and Aldebaran Things get complicated for a star September 20, 2016

Moon and Aldebaran Moving toward a moving target August 24, 2016

Vanishing Act Covering up the eye of the bull July 28, 2016

Moon and Aldebaran Big, fluffy, bright, and orange July 1, 2016

Moon and Aldebaran A stellar alphabet February 15, 2016

Moon and Aldebaran Years of playing “peek-a-boo” January 19, 2016

Featured Images

Betelgeuse, Aldebaran, and the Sun

Seeing Orange April 1, 2017

Moon-Aldebaran occultation

Vanishing Act July 28, 2016

Diagram comparing sizes of Sun, Aldebaran

Giant Eye July 21, 2014