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Under The Stars

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Brought to you by Under The Stars from the Wairarapa, a district in New Zealand trying to keep the skies dark for all to see the Stars above.
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Talking about Venus - Under The Stars #Shorts

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Talking about Sirius - Under The Stars #Shorts
Find out all about the twinkly star Sirius and why it is associated with dogs and Harry Potter in this fortnight’s episode. Join your host Becky as she delves deeper into the mythology of this star. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
06:31
March 20, 2022
Talking about M42, Orion Part 2 - Under The Stars #Shorts
This episode join Becky as she takes us nearly 1500ly away to a distant nebula to look at some baby stars that are in the classic constellation of Orion. If you have a pair of binoculars you may like to grab them and check out this nebula with us. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
06:52
March 06, 2022
Talking about Orion Part 1 - Under The Stars #Shorts
This episode of Under The Stars Shorts, host Becky looks at our classic summer constellation of Orion. Find out how you can be a citizen scientist and how Orion can help understand how dark our skies are. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
06:40
February 20, 2022
Talking about The Sun - Under The Stars #Shorts
This week on Under The Stars Shorts, Becky talks about our nearest star, the Sun! We may take it for granted occasionally but hopefully over summer we will see it a bit more frequently than the last months of 2021. Learn all about the Sun in today’s episode. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
05:48
February 05, 2022
Listen to all of Season 1 - Under The Stars #Shorts
Season 2 starts next weekend, get ready for the night sky with this Omnibus edition of Season 1. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
39:21
January 29, 2022
Talking About Venus Revisited - Under The Stars #Shorts
Season one of Under The Stars #Shorts has come to an end as we hit the summer break, we'll be back in 2022 but until then sit back and listen to our first ever podcast.
03:55
December 19, 2021
Talking about Jupiter - Under The Stars #Shorts
The largest planet and the one that shook our knowledge of the Solar System in the 1600’s. Becky talks about the planet Jupiter. Learn how it changed how we thought about our place in Space and where to find it in the evening sky. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
05:43
December 04, 2021
Talking about Our Moon - Under The Stars #Shorts
Did you see the partial lunar eclipse this week and want to know more? Sometimes ignored, taken for granted, but vital to our life and environment here on Earth, this week we look at our Moon. Grab a pair of binoculars and join Becky outside looking at our nearest neighbour. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
05:12
November 21, 2021
Talking About Antares - Under The Stars #Shorts
Antares is the star marking the heart of the giant scorpion. It’s a mysterious star and one that maybe isn’t there at all. Find out why with Becky on this episode. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
04:43
November 06, 2021
Talking About the Spring Sky - Under The Stars #Shorts
This episode, Becky takes us on a whistle-stop tour of the Spring sky, looking at the main seasonal constellations and how to spot a major galaxy. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
05:44
October 24, 2021
Talking About Vega - Under The Stars #Shorts
In this episode, Becky takes us light years away to look closer at the nearby star Vega and wonders what was happening in 1996. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
04:45
October 09, 2021
Talking about The Pointers (Part 2) - Under The Stars #Shorts
This week Becky talks about the second Pointer star Beta Centauri and notices that astronomers are bad at naming things. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
04:22
September 25, 2021
Talking about The Pointers (Part 1) - Under The Stars #Shorts
This week Becky talks about the pointer star Alpha Centauri and why knowing about the colours of stars are important. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
05:30
September 19, 2021
Talking about Magellanic Clouds - Under The Stars #Shorts
This week Becky from Under The Stars talks about the Magellanic Clouds. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
04:45
September 12, 2021
Talking about Directions - Under The Stars #Shorts
This week Becky from Under The Stars touches on Directions and Navigating by the Stars. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
04:17
September 04, 2021
Talking about Venus - Under The Stars #Shorts
This week Becky from Under The Stars talks about one of our celestial neighbours, Venus. UTS Shorts are a series of quick listens full of information about things you can see in the night sky from your place. Pop on a warm jacket, head outside under the stars and play the podcast. Under The Stars is an Award Winning nomadic Stargazing Service in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Find out more at www.underthestars.co.nz
04:18
August 29, 2021