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Astronomy Update

Look for a thin crescent moon through next week.  That week’s update will come out early on Tuesday to coincide with the fall equinox. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: earth, equinox, fall, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

Temperatures will rise through the weekend, but new clouds will make stargazing a little tough this week.  The moon is on its way out so at least we have less light pollution. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, venus

Astronomy Update

Nights are dipping into the 40s this week, but the moon should be very easy to spot.  Look for planets a few hours after sunset for the warmest conditions. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, venus

LIVE: Moon Rocks Land In Fargo

Fargo Public Library Hosting Actual Moon Rocks Friday

  They’re over the Moon at the Fargo Public Library over the opportunity to share actual moon rocks and meteorite pieces with the community. The library is hosting real moon rocks this Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the Rockin’ On and Spacin’ Out event. They partnered with the North Dakota State Library to display the rare cosmic…

Astronomy Update

Clouds that stick around through next week prevent great stargazing for the start of November.  Even if it were more clear, with a lot of planets hidden it would be hard to find more than two easily.  The moon is dimming this week, so any break in the clouds will have less light pollution. Tags: jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, saturn,…

Astronomy Update for February 5, 2018

When can we see Mars and Jupiter?

Today, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff took a look at the next pass of the International Space Station and showed us when Mars and Jupiter will be visible in the Red River Valley. Categories: Morning – In The Studio, Weather Blog Tags: astronomy, International Space Station, ISS, jupiter, mars, moon, SPACE

Super Blue Blood Moon – What is it?

Explaining Wednesday Morning's Astronomical Wonder

The eye was on the sky Wednesday morning as three astronomical wonders happened at the same time – a Super Moon, a Blue Moon, and a Blood moon. So what exactly does that mean? NASA Scientist Dr. Michelle Thaller said a super moon is when the Moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit and will be bigger and…

October Harvest Moon Rare Sight to See

The harvest moon, which is also known as the blood moon, dying grass moon and travel moon is the full moon closest to the beginning of the fall season

  NATIONAL — You may have seen it hovering in the night sky. It’s the harvest moon. The harvest moon, which is also known as the blood moon, dying grass moon and travel moon is the full moon closest to the beginning of the fall season. NASA officials say seeing a harvest moon is October is rare, since it usually…

Looking for Saturn

KVRR Astronomy Update

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff takes a look at the stars in an astronomy update: Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, moon, saturn, SPACE, stars, weather