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September 1st: Re-discovering the Wonderment of the Night Sky

Date: September 1, 2009 Title: Re-discovering the Wonderment of the Night Sky Podcaster: Mark DeVito Link: www.stargazersfield.com Description: I recently had a unique experience, perhaps even an epiphany. Over a long Labor Day weekend, my family and I traveled to the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. While there, I had the opportunity to reconnect with the […]

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August 22nd: Astronomy for Beginners

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Date: August 22, 2009 Title: Astronomy for Beginners Podcaster: Assi Süer Organization: Observatory in Gothenburg, Sweden http://astronomi.blogg.se Description: There are many people who have never used a telescope, or who have had a telescope recently but do not know how to use it. I will tell you a little about telescopes, what you can see […]

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August 16th: An African Boy’s Heavenly Dream

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Date: August 16, 2009 Title: An African Boy’s Heavenly Dream Podcaster: Abraham Samma Organization: None Description: This is an account of my experience in Africa with astronomy and a message of support for young scientists in developing nations. Bio: Abraham is an African youth of 18 years studying in college in Tanzania. Abraham’s podcast was […]

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August 9th: Perseids Meteor Shower

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Date: August 9, 2009 Title: Perseids Meteor Shower Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory http://www.lowell.edu/users/crockett/ Description: On August 12, the annual Perseids meteor shower will light up the night sky with up to 60 meteors per hour. But before you head out to experience this display, you might want to listen to this podcast! I […]

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August 6th: UNAWE: Experiences with children

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Date: August 6, 2009 Title: UNAWE: Experiences with children Podcaster: Deirdre Kelleghan, Gijs Verdoes Kleijn, Kevin Govender, Amine Abdellatif, and Carolina Ödman Organization: Universe Awareness Description: Universe Awareness and their experiences with children. Bio: Deirdre Kelleghan is an amateur astronomer and an artist. She is the former President of the Irish Astronomical Society (2005 – […]

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July 28th: A Stellar Playground: Getting Kids Interested in Astronomy

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Date: July 28, 2009 Title: Opening Up the Sky to Kids Podcaster: Jeff Wood Organization: http://the-oort-cloud.blogspot.com/ Description: I’m a backyard astronomer, with no training or special knowledge. But I have been successful at getting my kids interested in astronomy, and I’d like to share my methods about explaining the interconnections between the sun, the moon, […]

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July 18th: The Solar Eclipse of 1963 and Other Reminiscences

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Date: July 18, 2009 Title: The Solar Eclipse of 1963 and Other Reminiscences Podcaster: Peter Sosna Link: http://www.petersosna.com Description: Peter Sosna remembers his childhood interest in astronomy, his first telescope, and the solar eclipse of 1963. Bio: Peter Sosna was born in 1954 and grew up in Westport, Connecticut. Since 1977 he has been a […]

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July 7th: The Mysterious Epsilon Aurigae

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Date: July 7, 2009 Title: The Mysterious Epsilon Aurigae Podcaster: Mike Simonsen of AAVSO Organization: AAVSO www.aavso.org Description: In this episode Mike interviews Rebecca Turner from the AAVSO to find out all about the strange star Epsilon Aurigae and the AAVSO’s Citizen Sky project to study it. This will be the largest citizen science research […]

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