Aquarius, the Water Bearer

A constellation of the zodiac.

Radio Programs

Rare Gems Yellow gems from the water bearer Saturday, October 3, 2015
Celestial Sea The Moon swims in the Celestial Sea Sunday, October 5, 2014
Eta Aquarid Meteors Naming a meteor shower Sunday, May 4, 2014
More Aquarius A pair of yellow supergiants Sunday, December 8, 2013
Aquarius Freezing a celestial water jug Saturday, December 7, 2013
Eta Aquarid Meteors Sparks from a “wet” constellation Saturday, May 4, 2013
M2 A distant home for old stars Sunday, January 6, 2013
Alpha and Beta Aquarii Rare supergiant stars Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Lucky Stars Lucky stars in the evening sky Monday, October 22, 2012
Aquarius Life-giving waters from a faint constellation Saturday, October 6, 2012
Saturn Nebula A pair of “Saturns” in the night sky Sunday, November 13, 2011
M2 An ancient family of stars Saturday, September 17, 2011

Featured Images

Hubble Space Telescope view of globular cluster M2
Stars Galore Sunday, January 6, 2013
The 'lucky' stars of Aquarius
'Lucky' Stars Saturday, October 6, 2012


Aquarius Thanks to its position in the zodiac, not to...


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