The activities of the planets, stars, and moon from the perspective of the upper Susitna Valley.
Occultation of Regulus 3-1-18
This story begins with a phone call from a friend in June of 2012. She had just rescued several birds and wanted to know if I would like to give a home to a young albino Ring-neck Dove. I grew up in a family that loved all kinds of animals and birds, so I had…
Host and producer Kathleen Fleming tells listeners about the evening and morning stars and planets visible from the Susitna Valley this time of year. Note that near the end of the show, Kathleen meant to say “…and it’s not even mid-February yet”.
Join Robin Song for some natural observations from the winter bird count and the total lunar eclipse. For the text of the story, click here: Winter Bird Count, 2018
Photo of total lunar eclipse taken by Jean Hartman in Trapper Creek Alaska on January 29th, 2018.
The featured topic in this week’s StarDate Sustina with Kathleen Fleming is Wednesday’s morning total lunar eclipse. Below are links to several informative documents included with this post for timing detail, explanations as to the red color of the moon during the eclipse, and other info. Lunar Eclipse 2018 timing details Lunar Eclipse 2018 STAR…
Join Kathleen Fleming for a flash back to an episode aired 24 years ago. Kathleen has being doing StarDate Susitna for these past 25 years! Click on link for: Images and text about the 1/27 Occultation and the 1/31 Lunar Eclipse
In this episode of StarDate, Kathleen Fleming discusses the new moon this week and the waxing crescent and super moon. There is some info on viewing the Adronmeda Galaxy with an image below.