All posts by Frances McCarthy

By Frances McCarthy on June 20, 2019 in
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Think of Mercury as a metal ball a bit larger than our Moon, with a rocky crust on top. more about Mercury at #365DaysOfAstro with @blackrockcastle

By Frances McCarthy on March 21, 2019 in
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The Fermi Paradox: Given the size and age of the universe there should be extra terrestrial life but how come we can find no sign of it.

By Frances McCarthy on October 10, 2018 in
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Here’s a story about Pallas. 

By Frances McCarthy on June 27, 2018 in
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Bayer names, Flamsteed numbers and the Henry Draper catalogue – how to name falling star.

By Frances McCarthy on May 23, 2018 in
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Daily sunspot records have been kept by most major observatories since the mid-1800s and there are records going back thousands of years of these dark areas on the Sun’s face.