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

December 15 - 21, 2014 Stargazer: Mission To Pluto Explored

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Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch
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In Stargazer this week, we have a trio of major planets and a meteor shower in our evening skies, plus an update on a historic mission to the edge of the solar system as All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee.

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The full planned trajectory of the New Horizons spacecraft on the historic journey to Pluto

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Credit NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute .
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A shot of Neptune from New Horizons on it's way to Pluto

See a video explaining the mission to Pluto:

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