The Space Pirates 2017/03/23 – Adopt A Pirate

March 23rd, 2017 by Nick Evetts

https://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/sunspots/

http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/03/rings-on-mars

http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/03/martian-volcano-extinct-with-dinosaurs

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http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/03/is-it-time-to-restore-plutos-status

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-astronomy-rewind-citizen-scientists-zombie.html

https://www.aavso.org/aavso-alert-notice-571

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Scorpii

http://www.wbur.org/artery/2017/03/13/silent-sky-harvard-astronomy-women-computers

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/in-margao-church-an-astronomical-secret/articleshow/57776868.cms

 

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CometWatch Special (1) 2017/03/19 Terry Lovejoy and Comet No.6

March 19th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

Well our friend Terry Lovejoy has done it again….. Comet No.6 to which David Levy has said   he has now  passed John E. Mellish ( 1886 – 1970). The latest Comet was discovered  using software Terry wrote himself. And yes i have done the correction to the wikipedia entry! Mary will be back with us in April .

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Lovejoy

http://www.space.com/13957-doomed-sungrazing-comet-terry-lovejoy-interview.html

https://web.archive.org/web/20040805131809/http://www.pbase.com/terrylovejoy/iraamod

Terry Lovejoy discovers comet C/2017 E4

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_E._Mellish

C/2007 E2 (Lovejoy) discovery frame

C2007_E2_Lovejoy

By Terry Lovejoy – http://www.pbase.com/terrylovejoy/image/75931279, CC BY-SA 2.5 , https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1952633

 

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The Space Pirates 2017/03/15 Meteorites & Stormy Weather!

March 17th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

https://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/sunspots/

https://www.projectpluto.com/jevent.htm

https://www.emich.edu/physicsastronomy/facilities/sherzer.php

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seymchan_(meteorite)

https://www.facebook.com/SpacePirateRadio/photos/a.1247697135242235.1073741829.1080215961990354/1599948606683751/?type=3&theater

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seymchan_(meteorite)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olivine

Flight Lab: Take a Ride in a 747 That NASA Turned Into a Huge Telescope

New Study Shows That Travel to Mars Increases the Risk of Leukemia in Humans

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/u-s-and-russia-may-explore-venus-together/

http://www.blastr.com/2017-3-10/no-aliens-havent-invaded-saturn-its-pan-flying-saucer-moon

 

 

 

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Cometwatch 2017/03/15 With Special Guest Jon Culshaw

March 16th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

This Month On Cometwatch we have a Special Guest, Star Map & Sky At Night Host Jon Culshaw!

Starmap

‘Star Map’. A topical astronomy show for amateur astronomers. Watch out for this online soon. From and me  @jonculshaw

The Doctor Calls Sir Patrick Moore  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMOl_Jh8O_E

Doctor Who Calls Peter Davison  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-inrExbDeI

Sir Patrick Moore: Still Going Strong – The Sky At Night: 700 Not Out – BBC Four https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tG8SPtIZGk

Jon Culshaw and Patrick Moore 500th anniversary    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-V9SvWC8qQ&list=PLfjKqsFOQXez3jup7EkXgoFnoAo_AxHFF

BAA Comet Section page

BAA Comet Section Visual Observations Page

BAA YouTube Channel

Project Alcock

The Astronomer

The Astronomer  Youtube Channel

The German Comet Group

Seiichi Yoshida’s page

Liga Iberoamericana de Astronomia

Comet chasing

International Comet Quarterly

Cometbase

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The Event Horizon 2017/03/10

March 11th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

Thank you StarStorm for the links from the Afm Chat room

http://www.spacepolicyonline.com/news/house-passes-nasa-transition-authorization-act

 https://www.nasa.gov/topics/journeytomars/index.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/10/science/nasa-cassini-saturn-moon-pan.html?_r=0
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/seven-planet-star-ageless-maybe-deadly-0603201723/
https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/2_n1867602424_1.jpg
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-blogs/astronomy-space-david-dickinson/new-take-on-audible-meteor-mystery/
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2017_03/0311_1343_52460.htm
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-march-10-18/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/evetts_family/33240257491/in/dateposted-public/
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The Event Horizon 2017/03/03

March 4th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

My Thanks to StarStorm  for the links ………………………………...

https://software.nasa.gov/

 https://go.itelescope.net/Images/AllSky-NMS.jpg
http://www.cnyo.org/2017/03/02/free-astronomy-magazine-march-april-2017-issue-available-for-reading-and-download/
http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/db_search/show_object?object_id=2017+EA&commit=Show
https://watchers.news/2017/03/02/asteroid-2017-ea/
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-march-3-11/

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/aldebaran-occultation-march-4-2017/

http://occultations.org/aldebaran/

https://occultations.org/occultations/what-is-an-occultation/

http://www.iota.timerson.net/

Observing Announcement: Spectacular Grazing Occultation Of Aldebaran On 4 March 2017

 

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