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

April 27 - May 3 Stargazer: Using Light In The Search For Life

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Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch
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In addition to finding out what planets to look for, we hear about analyzing light from outer space in the search for life as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.

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Credit ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope
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In this diagram of the large northern constellation of Pegasus, a marking circled in red indicates the dimly viewable star 51 Pegasi, which astronomers say is orbited by 51 Pegasi b.

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