AFM Space Pirate Radio 2017/12/21 Space Pirates Of The Long Night

December 21st, 2017 by Nick Evetts

As for what’s up in the sky for the coming week:
Thu, Dec 21, 16h Solstice
Thu, Dec 21, 21h Saturn in conjunction with Sun
Thu, Dec 21, 21h Ceres stationary
Sat, Dec 23, 03h Mercury stationary
Sun, Dec 24, 06h Pallas stationary
Sun, Dec 24, 13h Neptune 1°.4 N. of Moon
Tue, Dec 26, 09h FIRST QUARTER
Wed, Dec 27, 18h Uranus 5° N. of Moon
Times given in UT. These events, and more can be found at:

Diane talked about visiting a radio telescope while visiting California:

Marty and Diane went on a jog through the Greek alphabet while discussing occultations:​m/iota/bstar/bstar.htm

Marty has a comet report-​urrent.html​/

Diane tells us that the Keck II telescope is getting an upgrade:

Here are some links Twistedge dropped in the chatroom-

Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity:

The Most Precious Bronze Age Artefacts Were Made With Cosmic Materials

Vandals Have Damaged a 115 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Footprint in Australia

After 37 years, Voyager 1 has fired up its trajectory thrusters

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