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By Allen Versfeld on October 8, 2019 in

Special equinox podcast with @uastronomer & Clem Unger. We will have updates on OSIRIS-REx & Hayabusa 2. #365DaysOfAstro

By Judith Young on September 20, 2009 in

Date: September 20, 2009 Title: September Equinox: International Unity Day Podcaster: Judith Young Organization: The Foundation for Astronomy and Spirituality, Inc.: University of Massachusetts at Amherst: Description: What are the astronomical characteristics of the September Equinox? This podcast covers the uniqueness of the Equinox in terms of the sunrise and sunset directions, the […]

By Emily Lakdawalla on September 4, 2009 in

Date: September 4, 2009 Title: Saturn’s Rings Do a Disappearing Trick Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla Organization: The Planetary Society Description: Today Earth crosses the plane of Saturn’s rings, a special event that happens only once every fifteen years. I’ll explain how ring plane crossings produce discoveries of moons, and why this year’s ring plane crossing […]

By Emily Lakdawalla on August 11, 2009 in

Date: August 11, 2009 Title: Cassini Watches the Sun Rise Above Saturn’s Rings Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla Organization: The Planetary Society Description: Today, August 11, 2009, marks Saturn’s equinox, the first day of spring in its northern hemisphere. An observer at Saturn sees crazy things happening when the Sun passes through the plane that contains […]

By Adam Fuller on August 10, 2009 in

Date: August 10, 2009 Title: What Happened to Saturn’s Rings? Podcaster: Adam Fuller from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy Description: 400 years ago Galileo turned his telescope towards Saturn and saw what he thought were three separate round bodies. For the next 50 years astronomers hotly debated the true nature of Saturn. Then, […]

By Jason Perry on May 2, 2009 in

Date: May 2, 2009 Title: It’s the Season for Eclipses in the Jupiter System Podcaster: Jason Perry Organization: The Gish Bar Times 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 […]

By Chad Moore and Angie Richman on March 20, 2009 in

Date: March 20, 2009 Title: The Tradition of Looking Up Podcaster: Chad Moore and Angie Richman Organization: U.S. National Park Service Description: As long as humans have been on the Earth we have identified a part of ourselves and our culture by how we interact with the heavens above. In modern times we have come to rely […]