April 11th: Celestial Coordinates

April 11th: Celestial Coordinates

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Date: April 11, 2010 Title: Celestial Coordinates Podcaster: Mark DeVito Description: This podcast discusses two of the celestial coordinate systems, specifically Altitude/Azimuth and Equatorial. With any hope, it will assist new amateurs in understanding the two systems and provide a good refresher to season amateurs who may have given these systems up for computer driven […]

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April 10th: Introduction to Practical Astronomy

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Date: April 10, 2010 Title: Introduction to Practical Astronomy Podcaster: Justin Clayden Organization: The Skeptheist- http://www.skeptheist.com Description: If you’re just getting into Astronomy, you may be slightly bewildered by the choice of instrumentation- you know, telescopes and stuff. This episode of 365 Days of Astronomy is designed to give you a framework; a nice overview […]

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April 9th: NASA’s Basement Tapes

Date: April 9, 2010 Title: NASA’s Basement Tapes Podcaster: Bob Hirshon, AAAS Organization: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) – www.aaas.org Description: NASA scientists are painstakingly retrieving data from historic space missions in the 1960s, and the results are yielding valuable new insights into the origins of our solar system and the future […]

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April 8th: Making the VASIMR Engine

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Date: April 8, 2010 Title: Making the VASIMR Engine Podcaster: Sawyer Rosenstein and Montserrat Cordero Organization: Young Astronomers – http://ya.astroleague.org/ Description: Sawyer Rosenstein (@thenasaman) and Montserrat Cordero (@montsecor) interview Jorge Oguilve-Araya who works for AdAstra and has been aiding in the design and creation of their space-only plasma engine called VASIMR. Listen and learn about […]

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April 7th: Launch a Wooden Satellite?

Date: April 7, 2010 Title: Launch a Wooden Satellite? Podcaster: Alex “Sandy” Antunes Organization: Interorbital Systems The Daytime Astronomer Project Calliope Description: Could you successfully launch a high precision functioning space satellite that was made out of wood? After speculating, Sandy calls up Randa Milliron, the CEO of InterOrbital.com,(http://interorbital.com/ ) and finds she’s not scared […]

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April 6th: Cosmology and Creation – Many Stories, Many Skies At Perth's Gravity Discovery Centre

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Date: April 6, 2010 Title: Cosmology and Creation – Many Stories, Many Skies At Perth’s Gravity Discovery Centre Podcaster: Kylie Sturgess Links: Skeptic Zone: http://www.skepticzone.tv/, Token Skeptic, Australian International Gravity Research Centre Description: Can art, astronomy, education and religion co-exist? This ideal has become reality, at the Cosmology Gallery at the Gravity Discovery Centre, found […]

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April 5th: Sightings: Seth Shostak and SETI

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Date: April 5, 2010 Title: Sightings: Seth Shostak and SETI Podcaster: Ted Judah Organization: SETI: Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence – www.seti.org Description: Ted Judah speaks with Seth Shostak about SETI Bio: none Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” is sponsored by — no one. We still need sponsors for many days in […]

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April 4th: Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Jovian Radio Astronomy

Date: April 4, 2010 Title: Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Jovian Radio Astronomy Podcaster: Edgardo Molina Organization: Pleiades Research and Astronomical Studies A.C. in Mexico City, Mexico – www.pleiades.org.mx (web site soon to be presented also in English) Description: There is a new way of enjoying the Gas Giant planets. Jovian Radio Astronomy. […]

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