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By AwesomeAstro Pod on November 6, 2019 in
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Rounding up the astronomy news this month with @AwesomeAstroPod. We have interstellar comet, Hygiea as dwarf planet, Saturn’s ring & November Skyguide.

By WSH team on October 5, 2018 in
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We have a new object in the Kuiper belt: 2015 TG387, “The Goblin”!

By Avivah Yamani on May 27, 2017 in
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The new satellite in dwarf planet 2007 OR10.

By Richard B. Drumm on May 25, 2017 in
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A new member joining the dwarf planet family very soon – an object called 2014 UZ 224 and nicknamed ‘DeeDee’, short for Distant Dwarf.

By Daniel Raffaele on July 4, 2009 in
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Date: July 4, 2009 Title: New World Ordered Podcaster: Daniel Raffaele Organization: None Description: Daniel Raffaele talks about exoplanets: the discoveries so far, the potential for new discoveries, and what it is that we are actually looking for. New technologies, such as Infra-Red, allow us to see much smaller planets orbiting closer to their stars, […]

By Andy Poniros on April 1, 2009 in
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Date: April 1, 2009 Title: New Horizons, NASA’s First Mission to Pluto Podcaster: Andy Poniros Organization: Andy Poniros Productions. Future podcasts will be listed on The Solar System Ambassador Event web site at www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/events.html Description: NASA’s New Horizons Mission is speeding towards Pluto. How will it get there and what will it find? Bio: Andy […]

By Darin Ragozzine on March 31, 2009 in
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Date: March 31, 2009 Title: The Informative Dwarf Planet Haumea Podcaster: Darin Ragozzine Links: Info on Haumea: www.gps.caltech.edu/~mbrown/2003EL61 Darin’s website: www.gps.caltech.edu/~darin Description: The Dwarf Planet Haumea orbits the Sun beyond Neptune and Pluto and is one of the largest known Kuiper Belt Objects. In many ways, Haumea is one of the most interesting objects in […]

By Scott Kardel on February 26, 2009 in
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Date: February 26, 2009 Title: Palomar Sky Surveys on Your Desktop Podcaster: Scott Kardel Organization: Palomar Observatory / Caltech   www.palomar-observatory.org Description: The Palomar Observatory has had a long tradition of performing sky surveys. Here’s a look at some old and new sky surveys that have been performed with the 48-inch Samuel Oschin Telescope at Palomar. The podcast […]