Taurus, the Bull

A constellation of the zodiac marked by a V-shaped pattern of stars that outlines the bull's face.


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Radio Programs

Tau Ceti Visiting a dusty star system — after this. Monday, January 4, 2016
El Nath Sharing a bright star Sunday, December 20, 2015
El Nath Location, location, location Sunday, May 3, 2015
Distant Borders Crossing a distant border Monday, May 19, 2014
Moon in Taurus Drawing some stellar pictures Saturday, April 13, 2013
The Bull’s Horns The Moon takes the bull by the horns Monday, March 18, 2013
Moon and Taurus The Moon and two stellar families Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Crab Nebula The “crabby” remains of an exploded star Friday, January 6, 2012
Moon and Hyades Staring into the face of the bull Thursday, January 5, 2012
Moon and Aldebaran Following the eye of the bull Monday, July 25, 2011

Featured Images

Hubble view of the Crab Nebula
Spectacular Crab Monday, December 14, 2015
Telescopes in the cargo bay of space shuttle Columbia, December 1995
Space (Shuttle) Telescope Tuesday, December 8, 2015
View of a newly forming planetary system around the young star HL Tauri
Planet Tracks Thursday, November 6, 2014
Diagram comparing sizes of Sun, Aldebaran
Giant Eye Monday, July 21, 2014
An aquanaut practices space exploration techniques underwater
Diving into the Future Monday, October 17, 2011


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