Archive for the ‘AFM Original Program’ Category

The Event ^ Horizon 2017/03/24 Deep Naval Observatory

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

StarStorm was very tired this week so had an early night…….

Some good places to get Comet Info …and i do a major plug  for CometWatch  in a Jeremy Clarkson manner

BAA Comet Section Visual observations page


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

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017



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

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

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 .

Terry Lovejoy discovers comet C/2017 E4

C/2007 E2 (Lovejoy) discovery frame


By Terry Lovejoy –, CC BY-SA 2.5 ,


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

Friday, March 17th, 2017

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




Cometwatch 2017/03/15 With Special Guest Jon Culshaw

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

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


‘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

Doctor Who Calls Peter Davison

Sir Patrick Moore: Still Going Strong – The Sky At Night: 700 Not Out – BBC Four

Jon Culshaw and Patrick Moore 500th anniversary

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


The Event Horizon 2017/03/10

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Thank you StarStorm for the links from the Afm Chat room