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 The Event^ Horizon 2017/12/15 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:11

Thank you StarStorm for taking part in  the show tonight​rtswithabang/2017/12/15/why-nasas​-kepler-mission-is-toast/#630dc29​01da0​UCLA_DiR1FfKNvjuUpBHmylQ​cexchannel​bserving/sky-at-a-glance/this-wee​ks-sky-at-a-glance-december-15-23​/​/bright-areas-on-ceres-suggest-ge​ologic-activity​uno-spacecraft-probes-jupiters-gr​eat-red-spot/​-giants-like-Jupiter-emit-radiati​on​=1LDhOvrxmi4S0eXYUQnj5DWN2LZeFwln​8

 The Event^Horizon 2017/12/08 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:13

My thanks as always  to Starstorm  for the links this week BlackProjects ISS Image​t-notice-608​bserving/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glan​ce-december-8-16/​/04/see-asteroid-phaethon-source-​of-the-geminids-in-a-close-brush-​with-earth/​bserving/3200-phaethon/​Atelevision​cexchannel​-shower/cal2017.pdf G M T

 AFM_SpacePirateRadio_2017/12/06_Its A Space Pirate Cluster | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:47

The sun’s blank right now. Not even bothering with a link.What’s up in the sky: Fri, Dec 08, 23h Regulus 0°.7 S. of Moon, Occn. Sun, Dec 10, 08h LAST QUARTER Wed, Dec 13, 02h Mercury in inferior conjunction Wed, Dec 13, 16h Mars 4° S. of Moon Thu, Dec 14, 14h Jupiter 4° S. of Moon Thu, Dec 14, 19h Vesta 0°.2 N. of Moon, Occn. Times given in UT. These events, and more can be found at: AAVSO Alert notice 608 is out Marty also shared a link for checking when lunar occultations will occur:​m/iota/bstar/bstar.htm There is a few super novas going off: Marty covered the Large Magellanic Cloud for the object of the week: They found the furthest black hole so far:…/found-most-distant-black-hole Speaking of life on other planets:​trogen-molecule-discovery…/ Diary of Phenomena in iCalendar format The Diary of Phenomena for the entire year is presented below in iCalendar format. To use, right-click the link below and save it to your computer. You will then be able to import it into any program that understands the iCalendar 2.0 format, such as iCal, Outlook,

 The Event^Horizon 2017/12/01 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:43

Thank you Star Storm for the links this week   Aqua4U shared 2 of his images​re/jpl/pia21972/jupiter-blues​re/jpl/pia21970/jupiter-s-stunnin​g-southern-hemisphere​re/jpl/pia21775/jupiter-s-great-r​ed-spot-in-true-color​re/jpl/pia21969/jovian-moon-shado​w​re/jpl/pia21968/juno-observes-jup​iter-io-and-europa​ent.htm Asteroid 3200 Phaethon: Geminid Parent at Its Closest and Brightest!

 AFM’s Space Pirate Radio 2017/11/30 Pirates From Triangulum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:42

Picked up the show with Marty talking about a Mars picture: Then talk went on to meteor showers: The Geminids. Then Diane mentioned The sun is getting quiet again, one little spot heading around the bend:​nducts-the-deepest-spectroscopic-​survey-ever/ https://...

 The Event ^Horizon 2017/11/24 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:36

Thank you Starstorm for taking part in the live show and getting the links for this week………………….​two-way/2017/11/22/565926690/i-do​nt-believe-in-science-says-flat-e​arther-set-to-launch-himself-in-o​wn-rocket Skyguide Paul Harper shared this  from his recent trip to Finland….​ws/polar_night_descends_on_northe​rnmost_finland/9947200​two-way/2016/01/26/464474518/neil​-degrasse-tyson-gets-into-a-rap-b​attle-with-b-o-b-over-flat-earth-​theory  Patrick Moore Investigates Flat Earth and other theories in Can You Speak Venusian​ET8fIUoIuAY Blackprojects shared two of his Lunar  Images ….​96454@N03/37737655955/in/datepost​ed-public/ and the Southern half of the moon​96454@N03/37737655935/in/datepost​ed-public/​unar-maps ...

 The Event Horizon 2017/11/17 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:14

Thank you Starstorm  for this weeks links and joining us on the Air . I will add the podcast tomorrow after work.​m/astronomy-news/ligo-sees-smalle​st-black-hole-binary-yet-16112017​23/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_cam​paign=sky-jma-nl-171117&utm_conte​nt=982640_EDT_SKY_171117&utm_medi​um=email​data/synoptic/sunspots_earth/mdi_​sunspots_1024.jpg​ack_Holes_and_Time_Warps​m/astronomy-news/sky-scanning-tel​escope-sees-first-light/?utm_sour​ce=newsletter&utm_campaign=sky-jm​a-nl-171117&utm_content=982640_ED​T_SKY_171117&utm_medium=email​/jan/30-the-father-of-dark-matter​-still-gets-no-respect#.UY1J7crNm​nk​/misc/zarkov-cloud-gun.html  

 AFM’s Space Pirate Radio! 2017/11/09 Icy With Rum! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:30

Here are the links from tonight’s program: The sun is still drawing a blank: Meanwhile, elsewhere in the sky: Fri, Nov 10, 21h LAST QUARTER Sat, Nov 11, 17h Regulus 0°.4 S. of Moon, Occn. Sun, Nov 12, 15h Mercury 2° N. of Antares Mon, Nov 13, 06h Venus 0°.3 N. of Jupiter Wed, Nov 15, 01h Mars 3° S. of Moon Times given in UT. These events, and more can be found at: Meet Fomalhaut, the loneliest star Fomalhaut: A Crazy-Wide Triple Star And crew member Doug has imaged it: Richard Francis “Dick” Gordon Jr., Apollo Astronaut, Naval Aviator & ‘Renaissance Man’, Dies at 88 https://...

 The Event ^ Horizon 2017/11/03 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:02

Thanks to Star Storm for the Links and to every one who joins us live in chat each week at​=YCkDXegqjR0&​YABwwZHSZcw​=u_KCOCo1Uww&t=1058s​/next-mars-rover-will-have-23-eye​s​yjiGH9QNiU0 https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcd​​488629470_2778600550635608486_o.j​pg?oh=993332a49a10006b03f5cbde52b​31498&oe=5AA36E59​bserving/c2017-t1-heinze-binocula​r-comet-for-the-new-year/​2017T1/2017T1.html​nfo  

 AFM’s Space Pirate Radio 2017/11/01 False Colour Pirates! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:13 There is still something to see in the night sky, though: Wed, Nov 01, 15h Venus 4° N. of Spica Fri, Nov 03, 01h Uranus 4° N. of Moon Sat, Nov 04, 05h FULL MOON Mon, Nov 06, 00h Moon at perigee Mon, Nov 06, 03h Aldebaran 0°.8 S. of Moon, Occn. Deneb is distant and very luminous NOAA satellite getting launched Nov 10, Space station resupply the next day Time’s running out to send your name to Mars: Now we’re finding far out comets: AAVSO has some alerts, check under “Recent Activity” on the main page:

 The Event ^Horizon 2017/10/06 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:30

My thanks to StarStrom  for the links and joining in with the show this week …..​s/Indicator_of_extraterrestrial_l​ife_999.html​news.php?release=2017-261&rn=news​.xml&rst=6966​ker-complex-domes-on-moon/​/mars-study-yields-clues-to-possi​ble-cradle-of-life​/a-fresh-look-at-older-data-yield​s-a-surprise-near-the-martian-equ​ator​sa-go-back-future-revive-moon-bas​e-plans-decade-ago/​/30/japan-man-on-the-moon-jaxa/​Atelevision  

 AFM’s Space Pirates 2017/10/04 Dust In The Vacuum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:36

Breaking – bolide over China: 2-4 meter superbolide just fell over southern China! Wed Oct 4, 2017 12:16 pm (PDT) . Posted by: planetaryscience Dear all, Looks like the new CNEOS page has kept much more up to date- just 7 hours ago a bolide traveling 14.6 km/s fell over the northern parts of China’s Yunnan province, near the northern border of Myanmar! They estimate a radiated energy around 192 gigajoules, the making it the most energetic “impact” in several months after the 2017/06/20 event, and the most energetic “impact” over land in over a year since the 2016/06/27 event over Mauritania! It’s the middle of the night in China, so unsurprisingly I haven’t been able to find any photos or new sources on it, but expect the news to catch on in a few hours! This is the largest impact over china since the 2000/12/15 event, and will definitely merit attention in one way or another. ~Sam 4b Re: 2-4 meter superbolide just fell over southern China! Wed Oct 4, 2017 12:43 pm (PDT) . Posted by: tom6740 Hi Sam, There is quite a buzz over the Chinese social media about this event. A video can be found here: The event occurs at about 8 pm local time, and because it was a holiday in China (mid-autumn day of which there is a tradition of moon-gazing) there are a lot of witnesses. There are also reports about ground shaking after the flash. Unfortunately the area is quite mountainous, so meteorite search would be difficult. Cheers, Quan-Zhi 4c Re: 2-4 meter superbolide just fell over southern China! Wed Oct 4, 2017 4:22 pm (PDT) . Posted by: “drtanuki” drtanuki List and Sam, Here is more info on the Dali,Yunnan,China superbolide- Dirk Ross…Tokyo https://spaceflightnow.

 The Event ^Horizon 2017/09/29 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:13

Thank you Star Storm for  taking part with us this week and getting us the links Did anyone record the Event ^ Horizon last week , the reason I ask is that the Archive Copy was damaged and we would love to have a copy of the show!​E4FY894HyF8 Star Storm says this is the Anastasia from Dan Dare made fact​Atelevision​cexchannel​ssia-moon-joint-lunar-station.htm​l https://tctechcrunch2011.files.w​​2016-09-27-at-5-04-34-pm.png​/uploads/2015/09/7875012_orig-512​x305.jpg​se/news/2017-40​telescope-views-the-farthest-acti​ve-inbound-comet-yet-seen-comet-k​2/  

 Comet Watch 2017/09/27 With Special Guest Christina Feliciano | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:13:42

This Month Nick Evetts, Mary  McIntyre and Neil Norman talk about the  latest discoveries and current Comets and Welcome our Guest  Christina Feliciano.   BAA Comet Section page  BAA Comet Section Visual Observations Page BAA YouTube Channel Project Alcock The Astronomer The Astronomer  Youtube Channel The German Comet Group Seiichi Yoshida’s page Liga Iberoamericana de Astronomia Comet chasing International Comet Quarterly Cometbase

 Afm’s Space Pirates……Pirates Save World Again | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:48

Astronomy at the Beach 2017 2017 Meteor Shower List  


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