The Space Pirates 2017/04/13 Which Came First; SciFi or Science?

April 14th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/e-acd040617.php

https://www.aavso.org/aavso-alert-notice-573

http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1711/

https://www.engadget.com/2017/04/09/japan-chikyu-drilling-ship-earth-mantle/

 

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. No Comments »

The Space Pirates 2017/04/05 You Can’t HANDLE Antarctica!

April 9th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

SOHO – Sunspots https://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/sunspots/

 Jupiter satellite events and GRS times for 2017  https://www.projectpluto.com/jevent.htm

See a trio of comets in the April sky  https://astronomynow.com/2017/04/02/see-a-trio-of-comets-in-the-april-sky/

The Southern Cross, From The North Hemisphere,  (thanks  Blackprojects)  https://www.facebook.com/skylivetv/videos/1273868296035259/

The Sky Live – Comets https://theskylive.com/comets

Peggy Whitson breaks an ISS record  http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/04/peggy-whitson-breaks-record

Astronomy: The Gateway Drug of Science http://bigthink.com/hertz-foundation/no-application-for-your-science-no-problem-according-to-this-astronomer

Citizen scientists are closing in on Planet Nine  http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/03/locating-planet-nine

AAVSO  Alert Notice 572: AG Dra monitoring requested https://www.aavso.org/aavso-alert-notice-572

New Horizons hit a milestone   http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/04/new-horizons-halfway-to-mu69

Sunlit Dunes Snake Across Mars in Gorgeous New NASA Photo  http://www.space.com/36236-mars-crescent-sand-dunes-nasa-photo.html

Aboriginal astronomy the star of Dreamtime stories  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-05/aboriginal-astronomy-basis-of-dreamtime-stories-stargazing/8413492

Uranus Is a Wonderland and We Should Go There   http://gizmodo.com/uranus-is-a-wonderland-and-we-should-go-there-1793607010

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. No Comments »

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

March 25th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

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

http://www.aerith.net/comet/weekly/current.html

BAA Comet Section Visual observations page    https://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/~jds/

https://britastro.org/node/9365

http://www.britastro.org/projectalcock/

http://cometbase.net/

http://cometchasing.skyhound.com/

http://cometchasing.skyhound.com/comets/41P.pdf

http://www.icq.eps.harvard.edu/CometMags.html

http://kometen.fg-vds.de/fgk_hpe.htm

http://cometobservations.freeservers.com/

http://www.universetoday.com/134625/new-study-wants-rip-t-rex-place-dino-tree/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/earth/earth_timeline/late_heavy_bombardment

 

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. No Comments »

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

Home

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

 

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. No Comments »

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

 

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. No Comments »

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

 

 

 

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. No Comments »