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Astronomy magazine podcast: Touring Taurus

Senior Editor Michael Bakich takes you on a celestial bull ride.
November 10, 2006
Are you looking for a quick way to learn how to navigate the night sky? Let Senior Editor Michael Bakich narrate your ride through the sky. In this series, he will profile constellations one-by-one, telling you about bright — and not so bright — objects within their boundaries. He also will provide a few fun facts along the way.

In this show, Michael profiles Taurus the Bull. While it is a constellation many already know, he shares a few things that may surprise you.

After you listen, e-mail us here and let us know what you think.

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Downloadable File(s)
Additional constellation observing tools from Astronomy magazine
  • Video: How to use a star chart — Senior Editor Rich Talcott helps you navigate the night sky using Astronomy magazine's pullout star chart, located in the center of each monthly issue.
  • Constellation observing — Downloadable articles that highlight all 88 constellations in the sky and explain how to observe each constellation's deep-sky targets.
  • The starry sky — Learn a few constellations and you'll have a familiar friend every clear night.
  • Learn the constellations — Constellations can help you sort the twinkling dots scattered across the night sky. Connect the stars to see what deep-sky wonders emerge.
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