Podcaster: Ralph, Paul & Jenni
Organization: Awesome Astronomy
Title : Awesome Astronomy Podcast Extra: Rewriting Hubble’s Tuning Fork
Link : www.awesomeastronomy.com
The Discussion: Space education at science fairs, sweating in space suits, the public attitude towards space exploration while there are so many relevant shows on TV. A correction from a listener and a lesson in Dutch.
The News: Rounding up the astronomy news this month we have:
The main news story discussion: Protest in Hawaii over the Thirty Metre Telescope.
The Sky Guide: Covering the solar system and deep sky objects on offer to amateur astronomers in August:
Paul: A tour of the planets on offer, the Perseid meteor show, peculiar galaxy NGC7727 and globular cluster NGC6760, both in Aquila.
Jen: How to find Neptune and what to look for. The further afield, the Albireo, Epsilon Lyrae and Izar double stars.
Main Object: Caldwell 4, The Iris Nebula
Q&A: Could multiple space telescopes use optical interferometry to cheaply outperform the vast expensive ground-based telescopes?
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365 Days of Astronomy
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