Looking for Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, or Mars? This is your last good month to see all of them at the same time. Also, get ready for some longer nights, a shallow dive into Sagittarius, the Summer Triangle, and Cassiopeia.
Date: October 9, 2009 Title: The Search for Distant Worlds Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory http://www.lowell.edu/users/crockett/ Description: In the past 14 years, we have gone from knowing of no other planets around other stars to cataloguing over 300 of them. The search for extrasolar planets is one of the hottest and most rapidly growing […]
Date: February 24, 2009 Title: Wolf-Rayet Stars Podcaster: RapidEye Organization: RapidEye Observatory – a private observatory in rural Lee County, NC http://www.rapideye.us/astro/RapidEye-ClearSky.html Description: A discussion about Wolf-Rayet Stars and how to observe NGC 2359 “Thor’s Helmet Nebula”, a Wolf-Rayet star powered Nebula. Bio: I’ve been captivated by astronomy ever since I was a kid, living in NW Colorado […]