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:
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.


 
Sunrise, with transit of Venus

Northern Sky: A May Supermoon & Venus in Transit

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.


Moon & Sunset

Northern Sky: Lyrid Meteor Shower & Walpurgisnacht

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


 
There's a lot to see in the April night sky

Northern Sky: Opposition, Venus & The Virgo Cluster

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


Arcturus is the brightest star in Boötes (it's the brightest object in the upper left corner)

Northern Sky: Movement in March

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column. This month, Earth passes Mars, and Jupiter passes Venus.


 
The "Sickle"; Regulus is the brightest object in the lower left corner

Northern Sky: Bright Lights in February

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


Antares in the bright yellow object in the center to left bottom corner

Northern Sky: Capella, Antares & the Latest from NASA

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She authors the Minnesota Starwatch column, and in this segment, color is the theme.


 
Moon, with the constellation Auriga

Northern Sky: What To Expect This January

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


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.