Travelers In The Night

Series produced by Albert Grauer

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Travelers In The Night is your unique source of insider Information from the Asteroid Hunting and Space Communities.
The music is "Eternity" by John Lyell.

The PRX Series “Travelers In The Night” has more than 6,100 PRX free purchases as well as more than 812,000 downloads on the internet. It has been aired on 59 radio stations.


It features an engaging and informative series of two minute, factual episodes about asteroids, comets, spacecraft, and other objects in space.

The pieces are "evergreen" in that they are current but not dated.

The Travelers In The Night Pieces are written and produced by a member of the Catalina Sky Survey Team at the University of Arizona.

The Catalina Sky Survey has discovered nearly half of the Earth approaching objects known to exist.


798 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The Catalina Sky Survey now operates three telescopes, 24 nights per month, in the Catalina mountains north of Tucson, Arizona.

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The asteroid named for Mildred Shapley Matthews was lost in the solar system for 75 years.

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Pound for Pound Enceladus is the brightest object in our solar system. Could it be the home of alien life forms?

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A fragment from a collision long ago comes near the Earth.

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The salty oceans of Europa may be very similar to the seas of planet Earth.

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An SUV sized asteroid is a frequent visitor to our neighborhood.

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A potentially hazardous asteroid emerges from the glare surrounding our Sun.

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Three potentially hazardous asteroids are discovered in rapid succession.

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An Earth approaching object once again comes within range of our telescopes.

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Two small asteroids make close approaches to planet Earth.

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Humans are searching the Universe to discover life outside of our Planet.

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The search for the theoretical "Planet 9" has begun.

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The Cosmic Campground is one of the last places where one can experience the natural night sky in the lower 48.

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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My Catalina Sky Survey team mate Greg Leonard finds an interesting potentially hazardous asteroid.

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A potentially hazardous asteroid may be a source of raw materials for future space settlers.

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A mysterious piece of space hardware comes back to Earth.

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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My team the Catalina Sky Survey discovered a very diverse group of 566 Earth approaching objects.

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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We humans are writing a record of our activities into the rock layers currently being produced on planet Earth.

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
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The NASA NEOWISE satellite discovers comets by their infrared thermal glow.

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A small asteroid's path around the Sun very nearly crosses that of Earth.

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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