Archive |

By Astronomy Cast on September 5, 2016 in
Play

Podcaster: Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

Title: Time Travel! Astronomy Cast Ep.19: Comets, Our Icy Friends from the Outer Solar System

By Gerry Santoro on October 26, 2009 in

Date: October 26, 2009 Title: Hot Tub Astronomy Podcaster: Gerry Santoro Organization: Central Pennsylvania Observers Description: On warm summer nights I love lying in my back yard and just looking at the sky. Turns out that there are many things an amateur astronomer can do with the naked eye. But late fall through late spring […]

By Patrick, Connor, and Ryan McQuillan on October 1, 2009 in
Play

Date: October 1, 2009 Title: My Favorite Things? Getting Astronomy on Your Children’s Favorites List Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan with help from Connor and Ryan McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: What things would your kids place on their list of favorite things? How can you get astronomical topics on that list? […]

By David Powell on August 29, 2009 in
Play

Date: August 29, 2009 Title: My Life With Charlie Podcaster: David Powell Organization: None Description: This podcast takes a look at the life and times of Charles Messier from his human foibles to his contributions to astronomy. The podcast also takes a look at how Charlie’s catalog influenced my career in amateur astronomy and perhaps […]

By Christopher Crockett on August 9, 2009 in
Play

Date: August 9, 2009 Title: Perseids Meteor Shower Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory http://www.lowell.edu/users/crockett/ Description: On August 12, the annual Perseids meteor shower will light up the night sky with up to 60 meteors per hour. But before you head out to experience this display, you might want to listen to this podcast! I […]

By Darren Bennett on April 4, 2009 in
Play

Date: April 4, 2009 Title: Census of the Solar System Podcaster: Darren Bennett Organization: South East Queensland Astronomical Society Description: When I grew up, there were nine planets, a couple of dozen moons, a hundred comets, and six thousand asteroids. But that was thirty years ago, and things have changed. This podcast combines a look […]

By Martin Ratcliffe on March 5, 2009 in
Play

Date: March 5, 2009 Title: Cool Comets Podcaster: Martin Ratcliffe Description: Comets stir the imagination, and have for thousands of years. Comets and larger icy bodies on the outer solar system, the Kuiper Belt Objects, provide insight into the origin of our solar system. In this podcast I combine a personal reflection of observing famous comets […]