Category | NOAO

By Rob Sparks on April 13, 2019 in
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Occasionally the ISS will pass directly in front of the Moon or Sun presenting an interesting photographic opportunity. In this podcast, Rob Sparks describes how he has successfully photographed the ISS transiting the Sun and Moon with a DSLR and a zoom lens and describes techniques you can use to capture this distinctive image.

By Rob Sparks on March 9, 2019 in
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In this podcast. Dr. Aaron Meisner discusses Backyard Worlds, a citizen science project that looks for brown dwarfs & other low mass stars in WISE data. #365DaysOfAstro

By Rob Sparks on February 9, 2019 in
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The Poetry Of the Dark Energy Survey with @halfastro and Amy Catanzano #365DaysOfAstro @NOAONorth

By Rob Sparks on January 12, 2019 in
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The Dark Energy Survey started in 2013 to map dark energy over 5000 square degrees of sky. The survey concluded on January 9th, 2018 with its last night of observing. Listen to the conversation at the end of this journey.

By Rob Sparks on December 8, 2018 in
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NASA hosts events called NASA Socials to bring together social media users at various NASA event. In this podcast, NOAO’s Rob Sparks talks about his experience at the recent NASA Social for the SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission #16 to the International Space Station.