Archive for the ‘CometWatch’ Category

Comet Watch 2017/07/15

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

This Month Nick Evetts, Mary McIntyre and Neil Norman talk about the discoveries and current Comets and Welcome our Guest Jeff Tobak of Northolt Astro  and we discuss Comet Imaging and Observing.

BAA Comet Section Visual Observations Page

BAA Comet Section page 

Jeff’s set up

http://astrodon.com/store/p10/Astrodon_Photometrics_UVBRI_Filters.html

Atik 383L +

http://mainsequencesoftware.com/Products/SGPro

128P/Shoemaker-Holt 1

 

Project Alcock

The German Comet Group

Seiichi Yoshida’s page

Liga Iberoamericana de Astronomia

Comet chasing

International Comet Quarterly

Cometbase

BAA YouTube Channel

The Astronomer

The Astronomer  Youtube Channel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CometWatch 2017/06/18 Comets Asteroids and Meteors with Northholt Astro and NEMETODE

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

This Month Nick Evetts, Mary McIntyre and Neil Norman talk about the discoveries and current Comets and Welcome our Guests , William Stewart of NEMETODE and  Guy Wells & Daniel Bamberger of Northolt Astro  and we discuss Comets and the Meteor Streams they are connected to and Asteroid Day

Asteroid Day – Home

https://academic.oup.com/astrogeo/article/51/3/3.6/224632/The-association-between-meteor-showers-and-comets

International Meteor Organization

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0021916978901447

https://www.britastro.org/radio/projects/BRAMS_Meteor_Radar.pdf

NEMETODE    

The British Astronomical Association Meteor Section

Society for Popular Astronomy – SPA Meteor Section

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

Comet Watch 2017/05/21 with Special guest Trygve Prestgard

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Welcome  to May’s CometWatch with Myself and Neil.  Mary can’t be with us this Month, but we hope to have her back with us next month.   We have a cracking interview with Trygve Prestgard about Sun  Grazer Comets.

SOHO and STEREO Sungrazing Comets

Sungrazer Comets

SOHO Discovers Its 3,000th Comet | NASA

Kreutz group Comets

origin of the marsden and kracht groups of sunskirting comets … – NASA

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

CometWatch 2017/04/15 with special guest Richard ‘Rich’ Kowalski of the Catalina Sky Survey

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Welcome  to April’s CometWatch with Myself and Mary , unfortunately Neil has the Lurgi so can’t join us and one of our guests Chris Wyatt got called out of town but we hope to have him join us for a later show. We have a cracking interview with Richard Kowalski that Neil and I recorded earlier  for you to enjoy.

The Catalina Sky Survey

Richard Kowalski at Spacefest

Richard Kowalski

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

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 .

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

 

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!

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