Jupiter roles to protect Earth from impacts by long period comets & a fireball, meteor that bright enough to be seen in the day time. more at #365DaysOfAstro
Once we know where all the dangerous asteroids are, how do we prevent one from hitting Earth?
Date: October 6, 2009 Title: Crashing to Ground: Anniversary of the Impact of 2008 TC3 Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla Organization: Planetary Society Description: A year ago today was the first time ever that a celestial object was discovered before it was to crash into Earth. 2008 TC3 was discovered by a telescope in Arizona and tracked […]
Date: September 2, 2009 Title: STEREO/IMPACT: Our Un-Quiet Sun Podcaster: Dr. Janet Luhmann interviewed by Ms. Priya Desai Organization: Center for Science Education at UC Berkeley’s Space Sciences Laboratory cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/impact Description: STEREO (Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory) is a two-spacecraft NASA mission orbiting the Sun near Earth’s orbit to study the dynamic eruptions of mass from […]
Date: August 19, 2009 Title: What Slammed Into Jupiter? Podcaster: SkyGuy, Tom Vilot Organization: SkyGuy, LLC: http://SkyGuy.com/ NOTE: As of December, 2016, the website SkyGuy.com is no longer active. Description: Something slammed into Jupiter on July 19, 2009. What was it? And does Jupiter protect Earth from being hit? SkyGuy talks with Dr. Hal Levison […]