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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: shine on, shine on, harvest moon ...

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Bob King. Used with permission.
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Plus Bob King talks about "the ultimate thing I've ever seen through a telescope"

The harvest moon rises tonight at 7:49pm, and just for fun, set an alarm for the middle of the night to see if it's bright enough to read by.

Tomorrow, fall begins at 2:20pm, and all week long, you can enjoy a speaker series and skywatching with courtesy of Starry Skies North IDA (International Dark-Skies Association). You can check out their website for the complete rundown of guests and activities.

And in other news, something hit Jupiter. Again. And blew up. Again. And not surprisingly, there were people watching to post the video to social media, and bloggers standing by to write about it.