This ultraviolet image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer is of the interacting group of galaxies known as Stephan's Quintet (NGC 7317, NGC 7318A, NGC 7318B, NGC 7319, NGC 7320, lower left).

Planets, Planets A-Plenty

Planets, Planets A-Plenty

Skytalk is hosted by WHYY's Dave Heller. Each week he discusses the latest news in astronomy with Dr. Derrick H. Pitts of the Franklin Institute.

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What’s in a Name?

Eighty-six new star names have been approved by the International Astronomical Union, an association of professional astronomers. The nam ...

Air Date: January 9, 2018

Listen 07:36

Earliest Sunset

Sunset comes at 4:35pm this week, then gradually later and later, though it won’t be until early January before we really start to ...

Air Date: December 4, 2017

Listen 05:37
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