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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: "throw on a bathrobe, go out and look up"

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Bob King. Used with permission.
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"When the moon's nice and high in the southwestern sky, it's an eclipse ....."

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Bob King. Used with permission.
Bob King's handy guide to Friday night's lunar eclipse

The directions for viewing Friday's almost-total lunar eclipse are pretty simple: get up at 3am, go outside and look up.

The instructions for photographing it, on the other hand, are a little more complex, but luckily, photographer Bob King's got you covered there, as well.

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Bob King. Used with permission.
Eclipse photo guide

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