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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

Christos Doudoulakis
Fireball in Perseids Meteor Shower, August 2015, over Sounion, Attica, Greece

"Goin' nowhere ... in your reclining chair ...
Spend an hour ... with the shower..."

AstroBob waxes poetic over the Perseid meteor shower, expected to be at its peak Wednesday into Thursday morning and again Thursday into Friday.

Plus a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to photographing meteors, and details for anyone who wants to apply to live on fake Mars.