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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 156,900 plays, 9,000 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.


256 Pieces

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The light reflected by a distant planet can tell us if we could live there.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A small asteroid makes frequent visits to near Earth and Venus.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Viewing the wonders of the night sky is bound to be good for your soul.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The world's spacefaring community is preparing to build a village on our moon.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jupiter, the king of our solar system, has provided us with a place to stand and air to breathe.

Bought by WVBI-LP and KKRN


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Fresh lunar craters tell us about objects which enter the Earth-Moon system.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Our home planet was formed after a period of chaos in the solar system.

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  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A block and a half sized asteroid makes visits to Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, and Jupiter.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A close approaching asteroid was observed as it passed between the Earth and our Moon.

Bought by KKRN, KENW, and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammates have discovered an asteroid which could be a potential mining target.

Bought by KKRN, KENW, and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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By drilling into a crater rim, researchers hope to discover how the Earth and it's life forms recovered from an asteroid impact.

Bought by KENW, KKRN, and KRWG


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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You are less likely to be injured by a space rock than you might think.

Bought by KENW, KKRN, and KRWG


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A careful study of the Earth's motion in space is a key to understanding past climate change and enables us to predict future patterns of flooding ...

Bought by KENW, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The third closest comet approach to planet Earth in recorded history.

Bought by KENW, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A gentle method of causing an asteroid to miss planet Earth.

Bought by KENW, KRWG, KKRN, and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A pair of possibly related comets pass unusually close to Earth.

Bought by KENW, KRWG, KKRN, and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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What motivates asteroid hunters?

Bought by KRWG, KENW, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We may be able to learn about the possibilities of life on Mars by studying land forms on the Tibetan Plateau here on Earth.

Bought by KRWG, KENW, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The Catalina Sky Survey now operates three telescopes, 24 nights per month, in the Catalina mountains north of Tucson, Arizona.

Bought by KRWG, KENW, WYAP, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The asteroid named for Mildred Shapley Matthews was lost in the solar system for 75 years.

Bought by KRWG, KENW, WYAP, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4