Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

AFM’s York∞Universe – ShowNotes – Meteorite Madness

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Show Notes for the 5th of February 2013

Hosts: Ryan, Paul

This week in space/astronomy history:
4 February 1906 – Clyde Tombaugh is born – discovered Pluto (1930) @ Lowell Observatory http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clyde_Tombaugh
5 February 1971 – Apollo 14 lands on the moon (Sheppard, Roosa, Mitchell) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_14
4 February 2004 – Ulysses makes closest approach to Jupiter http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulysses_(spacecraft)

Major Topics Covered:

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AFM’s York∞Universe! 012113 Orion’s Bullets, GeMS in space

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

YorkUniverse showNotes: 21 January 2013

Follow the York Observatory Tweeps on twitter:
Jesse Rogerson – @jesserogerson
Ryan Marciniak – @AstroinAction
Lianne Manzer – @liannemanzer
YorkUniverse – @YorkUniverse
York University Astronomical Observatory – @YorkObservatory

Hosts Tonight: Jesse, Ryan, and Pat

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AFM’s York∞Universe! 121211 Moore Canucks in SPACE!

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Hosts: Jesse, Ryan, Paul (‘The Dean’)
Guest: Randy Attwood
Tweet: We’re live! @astronomyFM. @jesserogerson, ‘the dean,’ and special Guest Randy Attwood (cc: @spaceref)

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AFM’s Event^Horizon 2011.11.19: Bob Lunsford – American Meteor Society @ 100 Years of Looking Up!

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

On “The Event^Horizon!” hosts Nick Evetts and Marty Kunz are again joined by Astronomy.FM’s newest SkyGuide – John Schroer (former Planetarium Director of the Detroit Science Center, and host of the TV show “Astronomy for Everyone”)

Tonight we welcome a special guest – Bob Lunsford of the American Meteor Society, on the occasion of their centenary!  Bob talks about observing, recording, and submitting your meteor observations.

Also discussed tonight:

Join the Astronomy.FM Team

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Astronomy.FM is an all-volunteer organization dependent upon the enthusiasm of people like you. Our team delivers free astronomy and science news and views to thousands of people across the world, encouraging the joy of discovery and a deeper understanding of our planet and the Universe.

We also believe that everyone has something to offer and that there is great reward, both personally and globally, in encouraging others to look up and wonder! Why not share your passion for the night sky by joining our team? You can contribute as little or as much as you like, you can work around your own schedule, and you can be part of a group that includes both amateurs and professionals working together as one united team.

The following positions are open:

SOCIAL MEDIA TEAMS:

TWITTER

VOLUNTEER POSITION: Twitter Coordinators
DUTIES: Volunteers are needed to communicate with the Twitter community about astronomy-related news and the daily Astronomy.FM radio schedule.
TALENT / SKILLS: Volunteers should be creative, enthusiastic, and familiar with social media applications.
SCHEDULE: Volunteers may determine their own schedule and will have access to the Hootsuite application, which allows for pre-scheduling of tweets. Some real-time interaction is also desired, but not required.
CONTACT: Send an email to Tavi Greiner at tavianne@gmail.com

FACEBOOK

VOLUNTEER POSITION: FaceBook Coordinators
DUTIES: Volunteers are needed to interact with the Facebook community about astronomy-related news and the daily Astronomy.FM radio schedule.
TALENT / SKILLS: Volunteers may determine their own schedule and will have access to the Hootsuite application, which allows for pre-scheduling of posts. Some real-time interaction is also desired, but not required.
CONTACT: Send an email to Tavi Greiner at tavianne@gmail.com

WEBSITE TEAMS:

WEBSITE CONTENT

VOLUNTEER POSITION: Website Content Editors
DUTIES: Volunteers are needed to update our the AFM website with regular posts about the latest Space news, general astronomy content, and up-close stories about our original programming and skyguides.
TALENT / SKILLS: Volunteers should have some experience with WordPress or similar.
SCHEDULE: Volunteers may determine their own schedule.
CONTACT: Send an email to Tavi Greiner at tavianne@gmail.com

RADIO CALENDAR

VOLUNTEER POSITION: Radio Calendar Editors
DUTIES: Volunteers are needed to update the daily playlist announcement.
TALENT / SKILLS: Volunteers should have some experience with WordPress or similar.
SCHEDULE: Volunteers may choose the particular days they wish to contribute, in coordination with fellow playlist managers, but the daily commitment will require about 20-mins of your time, anytime between the hours of 2pmET and 7pmET. (The program manager will have each day’s detailed playlist available by 2pm – you will need to have it posted to the website by 7pm.)
CONTACT: Send an email to Tavi Greiner at tavianne@gmail.com

RADIO TEAMS:

Stay tuned for volunteer call-outs.

Astronomy, Out & About 2011.08.16 Apps, Radio Astronomy and Donations

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Tonight hosts Becca & Jeff Setzer talk radio astronomy, new astronomy apps, helping 365 Days of Astronomy and our very own star party! All this LIVE at 9pmEDT

MeerKat Telescope Reaches Milestone

SETI Plans To Resume Listening For Aliens Next Month, Thanks To Donations

Can You Help 365 Days of Astronomy Get Thru to 2012?

Join us Tomorrow Night at Lac Lawrann Conservancy for a Star Party!

Win a New iPhone Astronomy App: AstroView

SkySafari 3 App by Southern Stars