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Sky Guys on Planet Nine, the Year in Space, and a Long-Lived Mars Rover

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It's our Sky Guys: the hunt for 'planet nine' continues, with evidence of a huge, but unseen mass beyond Pluto. The mars rover Opportunity celebrates its twelfth birthday, exploring the red planet long beyond expectations.  And this week, it's your best chance to see Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter lined up across the early morning sky.

GUESTS:

  • Mal Cameron - former astronomy and space educator at the McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center and coordinator of its NASA Educator Resource Center
  • John Gianforte – co-founder of the Astronomical Society of Northern New England and astronomy lecturer and Senior Capstone Project Coordinator at UNH
     
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