AFM’s Space Pirate Radio! 2018/05/10 A Pirate’s Tutu

May 10th, 2018 by Nick Evetts

Here are the links from tonight’s program:
We have a couple small sunspots, catch ‘em while you can!
http://www.spaceweather.com/images2018/09may18/hmi1898.gif?PHPSESSID=qrhj07p4od7o86ve5tsf451ao2
https://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/​data/synoptic/sunspots_earth/mdi_​sunspots_1024.jpg
Blackprojects posted this:
https://www.spaceweatherlive.com​/en/auroral-activity/real-time-au​roral-activity
While Diane and Marty talked about Jupiter, Blackprojects also posted this link:
http://www.shallowsky.com/jupite​r/ shows when the GRS is on the disc
Future close call?
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/a​stronomy-news/future-shock-from-g​liese710/
Marty continued on with talking about telescopes:
https://www.nature.com/articles/​s41550-018-0479-z
Jupiters Moons in Daylight:
http://www.princeton.edu/~rvdb/i​mages/Questar/jupiter_0012_flat_w​avelet_PS_overlay.jpg
Space, being magnetic and all:
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/god​dard/2018/nasa-spacecraft-discove​rs-new-magnetic-process-in-turbul​ent-space
Astronomy in Norway:
https://quartzy.qz.com/1269300/s​nohetta-unveils-the-design-of-the​-solobservatoriet-campus-and-plan​etarium-in-norway/
Volcanic action on Hawaii:
http://www.astronomy.com/magazin​e/press-releases/2018/05/nasa-sat​ellite-images-show-fissures-from-​hawaii-volcan
we are reminded that it is the anniversary of the Trans-Continental Railroad “Golden Spike”
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wik​ipedia/commons/thumb/e/ec/The-Gol​den-Spike-7Oct2012.jpg/399px-The-​Golden-Spike-7Oct2012.jpg
Here’s a look at what’s ahead for nighttime viewing:
Tue, May 08, 02h LAST QUARTER
Tue, May 08, 10h Vesta stationary
Wed, May 09, 01h Jupiter at opposition
Thu, May 10, 09h Neptune 2° N. of Moon
Sat, May 12, 21h Mercury 2° S. of Uranus
Sun, May 13, 15h Uranus 5° N. of Moon
Sun, May 13, 17h Mercury 2° N. of Moon
Tue, May 15, 12h NEW MOON
Wed, May 16, 13h Aldebaran 1°.2 S. of Moon, Occn.
Times given in UT. These events, and more can be found at:
http://asa.usno.navy.mil
Diane ended the show on an almost pyramidal note:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/n​ews/retropolis/wp/2018/05/07/ther​es-no-secret-chamber-in-king-tuts​-tomb-after-all-researchers-concl​ude/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.295e​b96b6cf6
Twisedge provided these links in chat:
Boulder at Tycho
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180​507.html
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.
https://www.symmetrymagazine.org​/article/the-worlds-largest-astro​nomical-movie
A roundup of some of the most important discoveries gleaned so far from the Gaia space observatory’s new map of the galaxy.
https://www.quantamagazine.org/w​hat-astronomers-are-learning-from​-gaias-new-milky-way-map-20180508​/
listening for quakes on Mars, NASA lander will probe Red Planet’s interior
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2​018/04/listening-quakes-mars-nasa​-lander-will-probe-red-planet-s-i​nterior
4 the observers out there: https://dso-browser.com/users/lo​gin?redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fdso-br​owser.com%2Fmy-lists

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