Comet Watch Ep 010 – Bill Bradfield, Comet Hunter Extraordinaire (1927-2014)

January 12th, 2016 by Nick Evetts

Welcome to CometWatch! Your Hosts are Nick Evetts Neil Norman, and a  big welcome to Mary Spicer who has joined our team.
We are three British Comet Observers & Imagers. Nick is now living in the US and Mary & Neil live in the UK! In our Tenth show we as usual do our “Shipping Forecast” for Comets and then talk to Justin Tilbrook & Terry Lovejoy about Bill Bradfield

1997O1

1997O1

1999A1

1997 O1 and 199A1

Bill Bradfield and his Scope

Bill Bradfield and his Scope

Justin Tilbrooks Scope

Justin Tilbrooks scope

BAA Comet Section Page: http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/~jds/

The German Comet Group: http://kometen.fg-vds.de/fgk_hpe.htm

Seiichi Yoshida’s page: http://www.aerith.net/comet/weekly/current.html

Liga Iberoamericana de Astronomia: http://cometobservations.freeservers.com/

Planetary Science Insitute Cometary Coma Image Enhancement Facility: http://www.psi.edu/research/cometimen

BAA/TA comet image archive: http://www.britastro.org/cometobs/

Bill Bradfield, Comet Hunter Extraordinaire (1927-2014):

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/bill-bradfield-comet-hunter-extraordinaire-1927-2014
http://www.shopatsky.com/sky-and-telescope-april-1977-digital-issue?utm_source=MY&utm_medium=ar&utm_campaign=MYstar061714          (digital issue from 1977 purchase required)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_A._Bradfield

Bill Bradfield on comet C/2004F4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clAA8NrGcbE

Bill Bradfield   Comet Hunter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA_OF6-0wxk&feature=youtu.be

 

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