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May 3rd: Webcam Astrophotography

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Date: May 3, 2009 Title: Webcam Astrophotography Podcaster: Alexander Hobson Organization: Discovery Space http://space.discovery.com Links: Astrosnap: http://www.astrosnap.com/ Registax: http://www.astronomie.be/registax/ K3 CCD Tools: http://www.pk3.org/Astro/ Mogg Adapters: http://moggadapters.com/astro/adapter.asp Webcam Astroimaging on DVD: www.webcamimaging.com Description: In this podcast, Alexander Hobson talks about webcam astrophotography and how easy it is to get started imaging with a simple webcam, some […]

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May 2nd: It’s the Season for Eclipses in the Jupiter System

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Date: May 2, 2009 Title: It’s the Season for Eclipses in the Jupiter System Podcaster: Jason Perry Organization: The Gish Bar Times http://gishbar.blogspot.com Description: In 2009, as it does every six years, the Jupiter system experiences equinox. While Jupiter’s low axial tilt makes the passing of season much less noticeable than on Earth, Mars, or […]

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May 1st: Galileo, the Moon, and the Visual Arts

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Date: May 1, 2009 Title: Galileo, the Moon, and the Visual Arts Podcaster: James Clifton Organization: The Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Description: Galileo was a skilled draftsman, a respected critic of painting, and a member of the Florentine art academy. His observations of the Moon led to an […]

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April 30th: I’m Seeing Double!

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Date: April 30, 2009 Title: I’m Seeing Double! Podcaster: The Ordinary Guy Organization: Brains matter: http://www.brainsmatter.com. Description: Up until recently, it was thought that binary stars were special or unusual. As it turns out, they’re very common. Listen in and find out what binary stars are – how they are formed, and how we have […]

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April 29th: The Big Picture

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Date: April 29, 2009 Title: The Big Picture Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen Link: Loch Ness Productions: http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html. Description: One of the most significant images in astronomy hangs on permanent display at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, California. It’s called the Big Picture and this podcast takes you on an audio exploration of this image […]

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April 28th: A Galaxy of Astronomical Birthdays

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Date: April 28, 2009 Title: A Galaxy of Astronomical Birthdays Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS): www.iris.edu. Description: Happy Birthday! Today we have a star clustering of astronomically important birthdays. A total of five birthdays are celebrated today that have astronomical significance. Three are universally famous: Jan Oort, Bart Bok, and […]

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April 27th: Will the World End in 2012?

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Date: April 27, 2009 Title: Will the World End in 2012? Podcaster: Cameron Hummels Organization: Columbia University Astronomy: http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu. Description: An increasing number of people believe that December 21, 2012, will mark the end of the world. Proponents of this idea cite diverse astronomical reasons for an imminent apocalypse: the end of the Mayan long-count […]

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