What's Up for April 2024

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Review past skywatching tips from NASA.


A dark sky full of stars expands over a mountainscape still aglow with the setting Sun.

What’s Up: April 2024 Skywatching Tips from NASA

5 min read

Catch Mars and Saturn rising, and Jupiter hangs out with Comet 12P. Plus NASA has you covered for the total eclipse whether you're headed to totality or watching from afar.

Article3 weeks ago
milky way rising above a mountain with three planets visible as bright stars

What’s Up: March 2024 Skywatching Tips from NASA

6 min read

Jupiter plows through the Pleiades on March 14, a chance to spot Mercury at month's end along with a subtle lunar eclipse, and a comet worth keeping an eye on!

Article3 weeks ago

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About the What's Up production team

"What's Up" is NASA's longest running web video series. It had its first episode in April 2007 with original host Jane Houston Jones. Today, Preston Dyches, Christopher Harris, and Lisa Poje are the science communicators and space enthusiasts who produce this monthly video series at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Additional astronomy subject matter guidance is provided by JPL's Bill Dunford, Gary Spiers, Lyle Tavernier, and GSFC's Molly Wasser.

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