Nov 28th: The History of the Study of Comets

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Podcaster: Andy Poniros

Title: Vatican Astronomer Br Guy Consolmagno Discusses, “Comets”

Organization: Cosmic Perspective

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Intro Music: “A Piece of Space History”, by Andy Poniros

Closing Music:” 2001 Funk”, composed by Larry Benigno

Description: On this episode of “Cosmic Perspective”, Br. Guy discusses “The History of the Study of Comets, their composition, and their comparison to Centaurs & Asteroids”.

Bio: Andy Poniros is a JPL / NASA Solar System Ambassador, Amateur Astronomer, Telescope Builder, Science Reporter and “Cosmic Perspective” host on

Br. Guy Consolmagno, Vatican Astronomer, Planetary & Research Scientist, received his M.A. &  Ph.D. in Planetary Science at MIT & The University of Arizona respectively. He also, performed his Postdoctoral research at Harvard.

Today’s sponsor: This episode of 365 Days of Astronomy is sponsored by, Andy Poniros. “Cosmic Perspective” is an Andy Poniros Production. For more information, you can go to

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