December 7 - 13, 2015 Stargazer: Gemini Telescope on Mauna Kea Discovers a Cat in Space

Dec 7, 2015

This week we have a trio of planets to spot just before dawn in our island skies, plus we hear about another discovery in space, and this one relates to cats, we learn, as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.    

The Cheshire Cat as seen by mixing Chandra X-ray data with Hubble Space Telescope optical data.
Credit Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory