Archive for the ‘Astronomy Out & About’ Category

Astronomy Out & About 100310 SPECIAL: Messier & His List

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

It’s that time of year; Messier Marathon Time!

This is an AFM*Radio Special Event; a re-broadcast of a “classic” Astronomy Out & About episode, presented by Jeff & Becca Setzer, with the juicy back story on how Chuck Messier put his list together.

There is also a handy-dandy PDF slide set to enhance your Messier Mission, which you can download by clicking here.

We hope that you enjoy “Messier & His List”!  Now get outside and LOOK UP!

Tonight on Astronomy.FM ~ Wednesday (GMT)

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

SET #1: Discovery Now — A Moment of Science — an AFM*Original Program: Astronomy, Out & About, by Jeff & Becca Setzer (“classic” episode tonight)
SET #2: EarthSky — A Moment of Science — today’s 365 Days of Astro — Planetary Radio — BONUS! extended EarthSky
SET #3: Science Update — A Moment of Science — Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour
SET #4: 60-Second Science — A Moment of Science — classic 365 Days of Astro — Science Talk — BONUS! more EarthSky

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Astronomy Out & About 2011.11.22: Thanksgiving (classic)

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

(This program was originally broadcast in November 2010…)

What are you thankful for? This classic episode of AO&B is a discussion of astronomy-themed thanksgiving topics.

Astronomy Out & About 2011.11.15: Interview With Jeff’s Brother

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Jeff has a twin brother, and in this installment of AOAB you get to hear from him! Becca interviews John Setzer about growing up with an astronomer, why he always asks if the Moon is on fire, and other strangeness.

AFM’s Astronomy, Out & About! 2011.11.08: Sky & Tel is better then Sears Roebuck

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

The Complete Sky & Telescope: Seven Decade Collection

This week Jeff & Becca Setzer take a journey back in time with the compleate Sky & Telescope Magazine – from the Beginning of Time to March 1980! 

Listen in and come along for the ride.

ENCORE: AFM’s Astronomy, Out & About! 2010.10.13: A Visit to Yerkes Observatory

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Jeff & Becca are taking the night off; in their stead here is a classic episode of Astronomy, Out & About: “A Visit to the Yerkes Observatory”