May will be a month for 4 out of the 5 naked eye planets, with Venus and Jupiter visible early each night and Mars and Saturn visible in the mornings, along with close encounters between each of these and the Moon.
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Dr. David Weintraub discuss about history of our fascination with the Red Planet, as well as describes the the various moral issues that surround our desire to go there.
What to look out, and up, for in May.
The Trappist-1 system of 7 planets orbits a dim M type red dwarf star about 40 light years away in the constellation of Aquarius.
April brings us plenty of Jupiter time, a close encounter between Mars and Saturn, and a potentially decent Lyrid meteor shower. And MAYBE some better weather.
What to look out, and up, for in April.
Space colonies and looking for another earth
This Awesome Astronomy episode is inspired by SpaceX launch and the advances in commercial spaceflight