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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: Invest now for a good telescope in 2031

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Jupiter and Saturn have switched spots from a year ago, an asterism is not the same as an asteroid or even an asterisk, the noctilucent clouds may be on fine display again this evening, and if you invest some money now, you can buy a great telescope to view the giant comet 2014 UN271 when it swings by in 2031.

Or maybe you'll have enough to buy a ticket on space flight to see it in person.

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