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

April 15th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

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

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The Event^Horizon 2017/04/14 Nick & Marty upgrade their Telescopes ……

April 15th, 2017 by Nick Evetts

StarStorm is not feeling well tonight ….

 

Not the SAME as the BBC Version Stargazing Live & Back To Earth Ep1 The Milky Way this Was put out on ABC Australia ( Thanks Bp)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5e51GvSh7k

iTelescope  http://www.itelescope.net/

Moonlite Focuser        https://focuser.com/

Servo Cat http://www.stellarcat.com/Pages/installation.html

New Moon Telescopes http://www.newmoontelescopes.com/

The AAT  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Australian_Telescope

DEEP SKY Videos https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSkyVideos/videos

The Plateau and Mountains at ALMA – Deep Sky Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QfSoY7KCKs

Extremely Large Telescope – Deep Sky Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=450jt8LlcnY
Green Flash and Belt of Venus – Deep Sky Videos Pete Lawrence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWw8z75AXwU

The star that blew up (NEWS) – Deep Sky Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5zo5449wHU

http://3d.si.edu/apollo11cm/index.php
SkyGuide-Marty: spacepirateaaargh (at) gmail.com
NASA Eyes             https://eyes.nasa.gov/
https://scitechdaily.com/astronomers-identify-massive-10-billion-year-old-brown-dwarf/

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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/

 

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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

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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

 

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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

 

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