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Configurations, Conjunctions and Oppositions


Radio Programs

Moon and Venus Beautiful encounters with the Moon June 19, 2017

Moon and Saturn Lining up a bright planet June 9, 2017

Moving Day Moving day for the “evening star” March 24, 2017

Uranus at Opposition II Shrink-wrapping a moon October 14, 2016

Neptune at Opposition A blue marble far from the Sun September 1, 2016

Mars Opposition IV Lining up the Red Planet May 21, 2016

Moon and Planets A beautiful morning quartet April 24, 2016

Moon and Mars A neighbor world gets brighter February 28, 2016

Triple Play A triple play in the evening sky February 18, 2015

Jupiter at Opposition A big showing for a big planet February 5, 2015

Moon and Aldebaran A game of cat and mouse in the night sky December 31, 2014

Moon and Aldebaran Avoiding a celestial collision October 10, 2014

Moon and Saturn Zipping past a distant giant May 13, 2014

Moon and Venus Racking up the frequent-flyer miles April 23, 2014

Mars at Opposition Snuggling fairly close to Mars April 6, 2014

Moon and Venus A roller-coaster ride for a bright planet March 25, 2014

Moon and Spica Lining up a lunar encounter January 21, 2014

Moon and Venus Phasing in on the “evening star” September 7, 2013

Moon and Spica Illumination from a disappearing act February 27, 2013

Moon and Companions Nothing to fear in the morning sky December 7, 2012

Jupiter at Opposition II Jupiter proves its superiority December 1, 2012

Triple Treat A skywatching triple feature November 15, 2012

More Venus and Regulus A well-timed early morning encounter October 1, 2012

Venus and Regulus Venus chugs past the heart of the lion September 30, 2012

Mars Mayhem Mars marches across March skies February 29, 2012

Featured Images

Hubble Space Telescope view of Uranus

Tilted Giant October 6, 2014

The Moon passes by Mars and the star pattern of Leo, March 2012

Doubly Brilliant March 6, 2012