Dean Regas
Outreach Astronomer, Cincinnati Observatory
Co-host of PBS' Star Gazers
Cincinnati, Ohio

Jun. 05, 2015

How You Explained the Sun

Science Friday’s Science Club has been on a month-long exploration of the sun: what it is, how we see it, and its effects on our lives.

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Mar. 20, 2015

Sweeping the Skies, More Than 200 Years Ago

Astronomer Caroline Herschel was born 265 years ago this week, on March 16, 1750. She was the first woman to receive a salary for astronomical research.

caroline herschel, william herschel, astronomy, astronomer, one last thing, dean regas

Oct. 03, 2014

Catching a Glimpse of an Eclipse

This month, North America will be under the skies of a full lunar eclipse on October 8 and a partial solar eclipse on October 23.

lunar eclipse, solar eclipse, space, dean regas, eric teske, astronomy

May. 23, 2014

New Meteor Shower May Offer Skygazers a Treat...Or Not

Late Friday night, Earth will sail through debris left by the comet 209P/LINEAR. Scientists are calling the shower the Camelopardalids.

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Aug. 09, 2013

Comet Dust Brings a Spectacular Sky Show

The annual Perseid meteor shower, produced by remnants of the Swift-Tuttle comet, is back.

perseid meteor shower, perseids, meteor, swift-tuttle, comet, dean regas, Cincinnati Observatory

May. 18, 2012

Planning for a Solar Sky Show

Want to see a ring of fire? We’ll tell you how to see Sunday’s solar eclipse.

sun, solar eclipse, ring of fire, sky, astronomy, solar system

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