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By Mark Tillotson on March 25, 2009 in

Date: March 25, 2009 Title: Selenography: Naming and Mapping the Moon Podcaster: Mark Tillotson, amateur astronomer, lunar enthusiast, author of Today in Astronomy blog, member of the Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society and IYA_US team member. Links: Today in Astronomy: Lunar Mark: The Astronomy Compendium: LVAAS: Description: It all started with the second person who […]

By Bill Hudson on February 13, 2009 in

Date: February 13, 2009 Title: A scale model of the Earth-Moon system Podcaster: Bill Hudson Organization: Astrogeek Description: How to make and use a scale model of the Earth-Moon system to emphasize the large distances to astronomical objects.  The audience for this podcast are school teachers or amateur astronomers who are involved in public […]

By Allan Chapman on January 14, 2009 in

Date: January 14, 2009   Title: The Man Who Beat Galileo Podcaster: Allan Chapman Description: Everyone knows that Galileo was the first to look at the heavens through a telescope – but everyone might just be wrong. Best known as Sir Walter Raleigh’s tutor, Thomas Harriot mapped the moon in 1609 just as Galileo did. […]