Title : Awesome Astronomy November 2022 Part 1 (Astronomy show)

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The Discussion:

  • Enjoying the recent eclipse (weather permitting)
  • Jeni is officially recognised as being great
  • Visiting the Herschel Museum

And listeners’ emails on:

  • Having astronomy on the brain
  • Cartoon characters in space
  • A reflection of Venus off swamp gas!

The News:

Rounding up the astronomy news in November, we have:

  • Why spiral galaxies seem to line up from our perspective
  • The origin story for Saturn’s rings
  • Still waiting for NASA’s first Artemis moon mission
  • Farewell Apollo 9’s Jim McDivitt
  • Boeing’s zombie Starliner spacecraft gets a crew

The big news story: Hipparchus’ star charts found buried in early Christian parchments

The Sky Guide:

This month we’re taking a look at the winter constellation of Andromeda with a guide to its history, how to find it, a few deep sky objects to seek out and a round-up of the solar system views on offer in November.


What are the wispy striated filaments visible in the JWST images of the Carina Cliffs? From our good friend Rachel Kronick

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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