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 North Shore Morning program through "Northern Sky," where she shares what's happening with stars, planets and more.

 


 
What's On:
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


 
The Andromeda galaxy is visible this month (find it at the bottom-center of the above photo, above the 'v' of the hills)

Northern Sky: Autumn Constellations

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


Crescent Moon & Venus (Jan Kalab/Flickr)

Northern Sky: September Brings A Striking Morning Sky

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


 
If you look along the Milky Way, you should see three bright stars: the summer triangle (Top to Bottom: Deneb, Vega & Altair)

Northern Sky: Gaining Constellations, Losing a Few Old Friends

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


A full moon over Lake Superior

Northern Sky: A Real Smorgasbord of Splendors

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


 
A transit of Venus

Northern Sky: An Eclipse & A Rare Transit

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


A partial solar eclipse

Northern Sky: A Partial Eclipse of the Sun

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column. In this edition of Northern Sky, there's a lot going on in the month of May.