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:
Algol, known as the Demon Star, is the bright object on the right hand side of this photo, to the right and down from the Comet

Northern Sky: A Cosmic Smirk, Demon Star & More

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.


The moon, accompanied by Mars (the tiny dot to the right)

Northern Sky: Full Moons & Mars

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.


 
Fomalhaut, in Piscis Austrinus (it represents the mouth of the fish)

Northern Sky: Opposition, Piscis Austrinus, & the Story of Mira

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She authors the Minnesota Starwatch column, and in this feature, she shares what there is to see in the night sky.


Jupiter is easy to spot this month

Northern Sky: Jupiter & Discoveries in the Summer Star Triangle

Deane [DEAN] Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She authors the Minnesota Starwatch column, and in this feature, she shares what there is to see in the night sky each month.


 
The "beehive" star cluster - Mars is the bright object in the top right corner

Northern Sky: Mars, Beehive Cluster & Full Moon Legends

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She writes the monthly Minnesota Starwatch column.


The summer star triangle: Vega, Deneb and Altair

Northern Sky: Harvest Moon, Asterisms & More

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She writes the monthly Minnesota Starwatch column.