10/03/2014

Catching a Glimpse of an Eclipse

16:58 minutes

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. Dean Regas, outreach astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory, gives us a heads-up on the best viewing spots. Amateur astrophotographer Eric Teske shares tips on how to snap a photo of the night sky with your smartphone camera.

Segment Guests

Dean Regas

Dean Regas is outreach astronomer at the Cincinnati Observatory and co-host of the PBS program Star Gazers in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Eric Teske

Eric Teske is an amateur astrophotographer in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Meet the Producer

About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim is a producer for Science Friday. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.