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After a little break (of 25 years or so) Bob King is celebrating his retirement with a return to KUMD's airwaves!After almost 40 years with the Duluth News Tribune, Bob is now retired. But scratch a print guy and you'll find a radio guy; King and then-UMD Planetarium Director Glen Langhorst hosted Startalk on KUMD for several years in the early '90s.Listen for Astro Bob every other Tuesday at 8am on Northland Morning.

Astro Bob's Backyard Astronomy: Comet NEOWISE fading, but Saturn's ready for its closeup

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Comet NEOWISE is beginning to fade, although it's still visible through binoculars.  Bob King's got a map to help you find it through the rest of the month and you can read more about the comet here (Comet NEOWISE Has A Brush With The Aurora).

And Saturn gets its picture taken once a year by the Hubble Space Teloscope.  The latest "school pics" are in and you can read more abut Saturn here (Spend Your Summer Vacation On Saturn).

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Credit Stellarium with additions by Bob King

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