A blue-white giant star 250 light-years away in the constellation Virgo.

Radio Programs

Venus and Spica A star that’s more than meets the eye Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Moon and Spica Keeping away from a bright pair of stars Sunday, November 8, 2015
Two Ways to Die Two ways to make a supernova Monday, June 15, 2015
Moon and Spica Safety first around an amazing star Sunday, March 8, 2015
Moon and Spica A touch of fall near the Moon Sunday, February 8, 2015
Moon and Spica Eyeballing some changes in the sky Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Brighter A bright star gets even brighter Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Bright Deceptive lights in the dawn sky Monday, November 3, 2014
Moon and Spica Two stars with big futures Sunday, June 8, 2014
Moon and Spica Violent scenarios for a binary star Sunday, May 11, 2014
Moon and Spica A star of the first magnitude Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Moon and Spica Lining up a lunar encounter Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Moon and Spica Neighbors that stir things up Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Moon and Spica Giant tides on giant stars Friday, January 4, 2013
Venus and Spica A star that’s more than meets the eye Saturday, November 17, 2012
Moon and Spica Two bright stars for the price of one Wednesday, July 25, 2012
More Saturn at Opposition Dabs of color in the night sky Sunday, April 15, 2012
Moon, Saturn, and Spica Bracketing the horn of the dragon Friday, April 6, 2012
Moon, Saturn, and Spica A stellar weight-loss plan Friday, March 9, 2012
More Moon and Companions An exciting future for a pair of stars Monday, December 19, 2011
Saturn and Spica Eyeballing some changes in the sky Sunday, October 30, 2011
Evening Lineup II A pair of “pointy” stars Thursday, September 1, 2011
Moon and Companions Living under brilliant suns Thursday, August 4, 2011
Moon and Spica A tiny measurement of a big distance Friday, July 8, 2011
Moon and Spica Paying a call on an old friend Saturday, May 14, 2011
Moon and Spica Stirring up two stellar companions Sunday, April 17, 2011
More Moon and Companions Fine-tuning the view of the heavens Monday, February 21, 2011


Virgo Virgo is the second-largest constellation -- so...


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