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Title : Awesome Astronomy March 2022 News Round Up

Organization: Awesome Astronomy

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The Discussion:

  • Stargazing & post-covid travel
  • A lovely email from our good friend @SsonnyY
  • The joys of being an astronomy beginner
  • Pioneer 10’s 50th anniversary

The News:

Rounding up the astronomy news in March, we have:

  • A new planet discovered in our neighbouring Alpha Centauri system
  • A massive new dataset of 4.4m brand new radio objects to get excited about
  • Quasars, blazars, – turns out they’re all the same thing
  • The first observation of a free floating black hole
  • Mini-Neptunes may evolve into super Earths

Big News Story: First light of the IXPE X-ray telescope

The Sky Guide:

This month we’re taking a look at the constellation of Camelopardalis with a guide to its history, how to find it, a couple of deep sky objects and a round-up of the solar system views on offer in March.

Bio: Awesome Astronomy is a podcast beamed direct from an underground bunker on Mars to promote science, space and astronomy (and enslave Earth if all goes well).

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