Podcaster: Ralph, Paul & Jenni
Organization: Awesome Astronomy
Link : www.awesomeastronomy.com
Description: The Discussion: As 2019 marches forth we discuss a wasted year of practical astronomy due to bad weather, a comet in our skies to enjoy and Jeni begins her first paper on gas masses in redshift galaxies.
The News: Rounding up the space exploration news this month we have:
Main news story: Chinese exploration of the far side of the moon.
Q&A: Listeners’ questions via email, Facebook & Twitter take us on a journey into the astronomy issues that have always plagued our understanding or stretched our credulity. This month we take a look at how to get a 450 ton space ship out of orbit:
How will the International Space Station be decommissioned? Andy Burns, UK.
The Debate: Lt Col Dave from Florida suggests a debate on which option is better for astronomy: space or Earth based telescopes? Paul & Ralph do battle.
Today’s sponsor: This episode of 365 days Of Astronomy is sponsored by Alex Kramarov.
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