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September 25th: Modern Telescopes and Observation Techniques

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Date: September 25, 2009 Title: Modern Telescopes and Observation Techniques Podcaster: Demi, Mark Webb, and Dr. Mark Subbarao of the Adler Planetarium Organization: Adler Planetarium www.adlerplanetarium.org/podcasts Description: From the Hubble Space Telescope to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, how are we looking at the night sky today? Bio: The Adler Planetarium — America’s First Planetarium […]

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September 17th: Top Ten Telescope Mistakes for Beginners

Date: September 17, 2009 Title: Top Ten Telescope Mistakes for Beginners Podcaster: Robin Scagell Link: www.stargazing.org.uk Description: You’ve just bought your very first telescope, and you’re excited by all the wonders you’re going to see and the things you’re going to discover. But then – what’s gone wrong? Instead of sparkling stars, you see absolutely nothing! […]

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August 23rd: Galileo Presents a Telescope to the Venetian Senate

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Date: August 23, 2009 Title: Galileo Presents a Telescope to the Venetian Senate Podcaster: Mark Thompson Organization: Galileo 1610 http://www.galileo1610.com/ Description: Galileo presents an eight-powered telescope to the Venetian Senate and is rewarded by a doubling of his salary and life tenure at the University of Padua, but he is disappointed by the fine print […]

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