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Travelers in the Night Eps. 185E & 186E: Rick’s 2 Homers & Asteroid Water Wagons

The 365 Days of Astronomy

Release Date: 09/18/2022

Weekly Space Hangout - The Science of the L1527 Weekly Space Hangout - The Science of the L1527 "Butterfly" with Dr. Karl Stapelfeldt

The 365 Days of Astronomy

Streamed live Dec 7th, 2022. Host: Fraser Cain ( ) Special Guest: During our November 16th show, Carolyn Collins Petersen introduced us to the hourglass/butterfly of L1527, an image captured by JWST using its onboard NIRCam. (You can read the original story here: ) This week we are joined by Dr. Karl Stapelfeldt, Chief Scientist for NASA's Exoplanet Exploration Program at JPL who will help us understand the science behind this amazing structure.   Karl earned a B.S.E. in Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Physics at Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in Astrophysics at Caltech. His...

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Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host.  Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion:  - Meteor shower disappointment. - Lecturing course started. - Dr. Jen’s 30th birthday party karaoke – with audio! More resources for astronomy and astrophotography are over at .   The News:  Rounding up the astronomy news in November, we have: - JWST picks up chemical reactions in an exoplanet atmosphere - ESA’s latest astronaut recruitment - Virgin Galactic gets go ahead to launch from Cornwall - UK spaceports pop up all...

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Cosmic Perspective - 50th Anniversary of Apollo 17 Author Geoffrey Bowman Discusses the Life of Apollo 17 CMP Ron Evans show art Cosmic Perspective - 50th Anniversary of Apollo 17 Author Geoffrey Bowman Discusses the Life of Apollo 17 CMP Ron Evans

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Geoffrey Bowman, Author of “A Long Voyage to the Moon” discusses the life of Apollo 17 Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans... from his experiences as a naval fighter pilot in the Vietnam War to last man to perform a spacewalk on an Apollo lunar mission.   Cosmic Perspective Radio" is an Andy Poniros Production. Intro Music: Revised Version of "A Piece of Space History", by Andy Poniros. Closing Music:" 2001 Funk", composed by Larry Benigno   We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs.  Just visit: and donate as...

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Ask A Spaceman - Ep. 189: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 7: Many Worlds, Infinite Possibilities) show art Ask A Spaceman - Ep. 189: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 7: Many Worlds, Infinite Possibilities)

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Part 7! What is the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics? How does decoherence play a critical role? What are the strengths and weaknesses of this idea? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!   We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs.  Just visit: and donate as much as you can! Share the podcast with your friends and send the Patreon link to them too!  Every bit helps! Thank you! ------------------------------------ Do go visit for cool Astronomy Cast and CosmoQuest t-shirts,...

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It’s always sad to say goodbye, but when we send our robotic emissaries out into the cosmos, it’s just a matter of time before they shut down. Today we’re going to say goodbye to a few missions which have reached the end of their lives… But they were very good robots.   This video was made possible by the following Patreon members: Burry Gowen Jordan Young Kevin Lyle Jeanette Wink Stephen Veit J.F. Rajotte Andrew Poelstra Venkatesh Chary David Truog TheGiantNothing Aurora Lipper David Gerhard Schwarzer Will Hamilton Brian Cagle THANK YOU! - Fraser and Dr. Pamela   We've...

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Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Newly discovered 2016 AM2's path had a zero distance between it and the Earth's orbit. - Within the space of 31 hours the NASA/NEOWISE spacecraft reported the discovery of a pair of comets: C/2015 X8 & C/2015 YG1.   We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs.  Just visit: and donate as much as you can! Share the podcast with...

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Observing With Webb - December Episode show art Observing With Webb - December Episode

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December ends the year on a high note, providing us glimpses of all the planets, the major ones being conveniently visible, an occultation of Mars, a modest meteor shower, and plenty of telescope targets.  1st – CLOSE ENCOUNTER – Moon, Jupiter  7th – OCCULTATION OF MARS BY THE MOON! 13th – 14th – Geminid Meteor Shower  December 21st – Winter Solstice 24th – CLOSE ENCOUNTER – Moon, Venus, Mercury 25th – CHRISTMAS 26th – CLOSE ENCOUNTER – Moon, Saturn 29th – CLOSE ENCOUNTER – Moon, Jupiter   We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to...

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Streamed live on Nov 23, 2022. Host: Fraser Cain ( ) Special Guest: Greek astronomer Hipparchus, who lived in the second century BCE, is considered to be the greatest astronomical observer of his time. Among his achievements are the development of trigonometry, the ability to predict solar eclipses, discovering and measuring the precession of the equinoxes, and, in approximately 135 BCE, the compilation of the first comprehensive star catalogue in the western world. Since that time, scientists have spent centuries searching for Hipparchus' Star Catalogue, but it disappeared and has never...

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Actual Astronomy - Objects to Observe in December show art Actual Astronomy - Objects to Observe in December

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Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. [email protected] In this episode we’ll talk about what you can see in the night time sky this month. For those listening on the 365 Days of Astronomy, if you look us up in your podcast directory like Apple or podcatching app you can subscribe and catch 8 episodes per month!   - What are some easy ways people can get started in astronomy? - Size and distance using your fist. - Keeping dark adapter with a red light. - Getting a good reference like Nightwatch. - Using binoculars - 8x40 or 7x35....

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Catch the full-length interview with Jochen Grandell, Program Scientist for the Meteosat third generation, from our October 4th episode.   The MTP (Meteosat Transition Programme) was established to ensure the operational continuity between the end of the successful Meteosat Operational Program in 1995 and Meteosat Second Generation (MSG), which came into operation at the start of 2004 using improved satellites. The MSG program will provide service until the MTG (Meteosat Third Generation) program takes over with its first launch scheduled for Dec 13th, 2022.   We've added a new way...

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Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. travelersinthenight.org

Today's 2 topics:

- Rik Hill knocked two out of the park! By discovering PHAs 2015 TD323 and 2015 TK238.

- Asteroids have been hauling water to our Moon and depositing it in places which are very handy for future human colonists.

 

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