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HPR’s Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips host Stargazer every Monday to discuss the latest developments in astronomy.

October 6 - 12, 2014 Stargazer: The X-37B Returns

Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We have Venus in our morning sky, Saturn and Mars at dusk, Jupiter after midnight and the X-37B “secret” Air Force space plane among things to look for, plus an update on a moon in our solar system we recently heard about, as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer report.

Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI/Cornell
This graphic is a composite of three views, collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, demonstrating the changes relating to the unusual feature in Ligeia Mare, a giant hydrocarbon ocean that is on Saturn's enormous moon Titan.

This video also explains the phenomenon.

Dave Lawrence is the local host of All Things Considered, Road Stories (formerly Off the Road), and Stargazer.
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