Northern Sky

East Bay Moon Crescent/Photo by Stephan Hoglund

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She authors the Minnesota Starwatch column, and contributes to WTIP bi-weekly on the Monday AM Community Calendar program through "Northern Sky," where she shares what's happening with stars, planets and more.

 


 
What's On:
Comet PanSTARRS (Luis Argerich/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Jupiter, Saturn & Comet PanSTARRS

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Andromeda Galaxy (Luis Argerich/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Mercury & Andromeda in February

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


 
Winter constellations (Matt Swint/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Winter Stars & Saturn in West Quadrature

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Orion Nebula (Alex Gorstan/Flickr)

Northern Sky: New Year, New Astronomical Milestones

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


 
Capella, brightest star in the constellation Auriga, is the bright object in the upper left corner (Cano Vaoaori/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Winter Solstice & Constellations

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Curiosity Rover Lifts Off for Mars (NASA/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Perseus, Mercury & Mars in December

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


 
Jupiter (LeydenBlue/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Jupiter dominates in late November

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Moon, Venus & Jupiter (Frankzed/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Opposites in November

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


 
Jupiter (bright object at top of photo), Venus and The Moon (Dave Schumaker/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Jupiter, opposition and more in October

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Crescent Moon (Robert Snache/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Regulus, Antaries & the October moon

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.In this first part of October, you can check out a waning crescent moon west of Regu