AFM’s Space Pirate Radio! 2018/04/26 Pirates vs Ursa Major

April 26th, 2018 by Nick Evetts
Here are this week’s links:
Quick! Before it goes away, we have a sunspot:
And…in the rest of the sky:
Tue, Apr 24, 20h Regulus 1°.2 S. of Moon, Occn.
Sun, Apr 29, 18h Mercury greatest elong. W.(27°)
Mon, Apr 30, 01h FULL MOON
Mon, Apr 30, 17h Jupiter 4° S. of Moon
Times given in UT. These events, and more can be found at:
In the southern hemisphere:​/25/see-mercurys-very-favourable-​dawn-display-under-southern-skies​/
Marty and Diane spoke of occultations,​m/iota/bstar/bstar.htm
Smell something funny?​anus-cloud-tops-common-rotten.htm​l
Sun has siblings…maybe​18/04/the-hunt-for-the-suns-ancie​nt-siblings
The insight Mars lander:​04/24/insight-mars-lander-joined-​with-atlas-5-launcher-at-vandenbe​rg-air-force-base/
And who doesn’t like cube-sats?​cubesats-insight-new-comm-tech
There’s more than one way to emit radio emissions:​sts-reveal-new-mechanism-of-radio​-emission-in-neutron-stars/
Gaia project produces amazing results:​mart-news/new-star-catalogue-will​-change-everything-we-know-about-​milky-way-180968891/
Crew member Twistedge posted these links:
APOD’a pic of Jupiter​pix.html
What Do Uranus’s Cloud Tops Have in Common With Rotten Eggs?​0
Hubble’s 28th birthday​stronomy-news/happy-28th-birthday​-hubble/
A Stunning New Video Shows a Comet’s Surface as It Hurtles Through Space​etta-comet-67p-churyumov-gerasime​nko-flyby-video-snow
gravity wave science
Gaia creates richest star map of our Galaxy – and beyond​ia-creates-richest-star-map-of-ou​r-galaxy-and-beyond/
What started 50 years ago as a ‘smudge’ on paper has flourished into a fundamental field of astrophysics replete with unexpected applications and exciting discoveries.​s41550-017-0343-6
Castaway exoplanet moons behave like cosmic bumper cars​2018/04/castaway-exoplanet-moons-​behave-cosmic-bumper-cars​2018/04/smooth-dance-moves-confir​m-new-bird-paradise-species
And crew member Nick posted this:​/article/first-collisions-at-bell​e-ii​mages/heic0516a/

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