Dean Regas
Outreach Astronomer, Cincinnati Observatory
Co-host of PBS' Star Gazers
Cincinnati, Ohio

Oct. 03, 2014

Catching a Glimpse of an Eclipse

This month, North America will be under the skies of a full lunar eclipse on October 8 and a partial solar eclipse on October 23.

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May. 23, 2014

New Meteor Shower May Offer Skygazers a Treat...Or Not

Late Friday night, Earth will sail through debris left by the comet 209P/LINEAR. Scientists are calling the shower the Camelopardalids.

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Aug. 09, 2013

Comet Dust Brings a Spectacular Sky Show

The annual Perseid meteor shower, produced by remnants of the Swift-Tuttle comet, is back.

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May. 18, 2012

Planning for a Solar Sky Show

Want to see a ring of fire? We’ll tell you how to see Sunday’s solar eclipse.

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\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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