July 20 - 26, 2015 Stargazer: Mauna Kea Summit's Space Butterfly

Jul 20, 2015

The planets Venus and Jupiter set earlier in the evening, Saturn is setting in the early morning hours, and we return to the Mauna Kea summit to learn about the discovery of a planetary nebula called the Space Butterfly as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.

NGC 2346
Credit GeMS/GSAOI Multi-Conjugat Adaptive Optics System
Gemini computer simulation
Credit Gemini Observatory