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Travelers In The Night

Series produced by Al Grauer

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Image by: NASA 

Travelers In The Night is your unique source of insider Information from the Asteroid Hunting and Space Communities.

Travelers In The Night has 139,980 plays, 6,640 followers, and is growing in popularity on the internet.

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

The music is "Eternity" by John Lyell.

Teachers, Students, and Kids of all ages:
The script for each program piece can be found on travelersinthenight.org. At the end of of each piece you can click for further information.

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

The Travelers In The Night Pieces are written and produced by an observing 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.


224 Pieces

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A potentially hazardous asteroid may be a source of raw materials for future space settlers.

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

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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My team the Catalina Sky Survey discovered a very diverse group of 566 Earth approaching objects.

Bought by WYAP and KKRN


  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We humans are writing a record of our activities into the rock layers currently being produced on planet Earth.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The NASA NEOWISE satellite discovers comets by their infrared thermal glow.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A small asteroid's path around the Sun very nearly crosses that of Earth.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Unknown large dangerous Earth approaching asteroids are still out there.

Bought by KENW, WYAP, and KKRN


  • Added: Jan 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Earth approaching asteroids are found by their motion in the sky.

Bought by KENW, WYAP, KKRN, and KRZA


  • Added: Jan 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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An Earth approaching asteroid is found to triple in brightness every 9 minutes.

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A rapidly spinning asteroid comes close to both the Earth and our Moon.

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The giant planet Jupiter has its own family of comets orbiting our Sun.

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A dozen Earth approaching asteroid candidates are discovered in a single night.

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A potentially hazardous dead comet makes a close approach to Earth.

Bought by KENW, WYAP, and KKRN


  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Humans have discovered oceans of liquid salty water on four small worlds in our solar system. Could living things be flourishing in these alien en...

Bought by KENW, WYAP, and KKRN


  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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All life has a common core which can guide our search for life outside of our planet.

Bought by KENW, KKRN, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Mars is in the process of turning a moon into a ring.

Bought by KENW, KKRN, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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My team the Catalina Sky Survey discovers 89 new Earth approaching objects in 24 nights.

Bought by WYAP, KKRN, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Comets may have brought the life enabling element Carbon to our planet.

Bought by WYAP, KKRN, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The NASA NEOWISE satellite has discovered a family of dark, stealthy asteroids some of which make close approaches to planet Earth.

Bought by WYAP, KKRN, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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An asteroid small enough to fit under a basketball hoop makes frequent approaches to Earth, our Moon, and Mars.

Bought by WYAP, KKRN, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3