astronomy http://wmub.org en Total Eclipse of the Moon http://wmub.org/post/total-eclipse-moon <p>In the early morning hours of April 15 the Earth, Moon and Sun will align, creating a total lunar eclipse visible from anywhere in the Tri-state. The moon will appear coppery red during the eclipse, which is why many refer to it as a “blood moon.” Dr. Wes Ryle, assistant professor of Math and Physics at <a href="https://www.thomasmore.edu/" target="_blank">Thomas More College</a>, and <a href="http://www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/deanspace.html" target="_blank">Cincinnati Observatory</a> Assistant Director and Outreach Astronomer Dean Regas discuss the lunar eclipse, and how you can best enjoy the astronomical show.</p><p>This Saturday evening Dr. Ryle will offer a presentation on how to prepare for the eclipse, followed by a telescope viewing at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/TheBankofKentuckyObservatory" target="_blank">The Bank of Kentucky Observatory at TMC.</a> April 14 from 10:00 PM to 4:00 AM you can camp-out on the <a href="http://www.thomasmore.edu/observatory/" target="_blank">Observatory </a>grounds to view the eclipse.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Observatory</a> will hold a lunar eclipse viewing April 15 from 2:00 to 5:30 AM. All viewings at both observatories depend, of course, on the weather. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 25320 at http://wmub.org Total Eclipse of the Moon Astronomer Michael Sitko from UC http://wmub.org/post/astronomer-michael-sitko-uc <p>In this month’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/looking"><strong>Looking Up</strong></a>, Dean Regas from the <a href="http://www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/"><strong>Cincinnati Observatory</strong></a> welcomes in <a href="http://www.physics.uc.edu/~sitko/"><strong>Michael Sitko</strong></a>, a professor of physics at the <a href="http://www.artsci.uc.edu/physics/"><strong>University of Cincinnati</strong></a> who teaches astronomy and has a special interest in the process of planet formation.</p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 05:31:25 +0000 Dean Regas 13413 at http://wmub.org Astronomer Michael Sitko from UC Kika Silva Pla Planetarium in Santa Fe, Florida http://wmub.org/post/kika-silva-pla-planetarium-santa-fe-florida <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In this month’s </span><a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/looking" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Looking Up with Dean Regas</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, he talks with </span><a href="http://www.sfcollege.edu/planetarium/?section=staff" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>James Albury</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the planetarium coordinator for the </span><a href="http://www.sfcollege.edu/planetarium/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Kika Silva Pla Planetarium</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, part of </span><a href="http://www.sfcollege.edu/"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Santa Fe College</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Florida.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Dean Regas 11028 at http://wmub.org Kika Silva Pla Planetarium in Santa Fe, Florida Scope Out 2012 http://wmub.org/post/scope-out-2012 <p>Saturday starting at noon is the <a href="http://www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/scopeout.html">Cincinnati Observatory’s Scope Out 2012</a> with special guest speaker<a href="http://www.starstryder.com/"> Pamela Gay</a>. She’s an astronomer, writer, and host of the popular podcast <strong>Astronomy Cast</strong>. <strong>Dean Regas</strong> from the Observatory talks with her about her work and love of the cosmos.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 05:30:20 +0000 Dean Regas 3579 at http://wmub.org Scope Out 2012