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HPR’s Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips hosted Stargazer on Mondays to discuss the latest developments in astronomy. Stargazer is no longer in production. The last episode aired on Oct. 16, 2023.

May 16 - 22, 2016 Stargazer: Comet Observation on the Mauna Kea Summit

courtesy of Shawn A. Laatsch

This week on Stargazer we’ve got an observation in the news from folks atop the Mauna Kea summit at one of the powerful observatories, plus we hear what to look for in our dark island skies, as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

Credit Subaru Telescope
Subaru Telescope
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as seen from Subaru Telescope and their tool the Hyper Suprime-Cam.


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