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By Astronomy Cast on April 8, 2013 in

Podcaster: Fraser Cain and Dr Pamela Gay

By Tom Vilot on August 19, 2009 in

Date: August 19, 2009 Title: What Slammed Into Jupiter? Podcaster: SkyGuy, Tom Vilot Organization: SkyGuy, LLC: NOTE: As of December, 2016, the website is no longer active.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 […]

By Christopher Crockett on August 9, 2009 in

Date: August 9, 2009 Title: Perseids Meteor Shower Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory 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 […]

By John Johnson on May 31, 2009 in

Date: May 31, 2009 Title: Stars That Fell Like Rain Podcaster: John Johnson Link: Description: This episode presents basic information on meteors and meteor showers. Watching the annual meteor showers is a great way to spend time with friends and family. Understanding the process that brings us these events can only add to the […]

By Patrick McQuillan on April 28, 2009 in

Date: April 28, 2009 Title: A Galaxy of Astronomical Birthdays Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS): Description: Happy Birthday! Today we have a star clustering of astronomically important birthdays. A total of five birthdays are celebrated today that have astronomical significance. Three are universally famous: Jan Oort, Bart Bok, and […]

By Martin Ratcliffe on March 5, 2009 in

Date: March 5, 2009 Title: Cool Comets Podcaster: Martin Ratcliffe Description: Comets stir the imagination, and have for thousands of years. Comets and larger icy bodies on the outer solar system, the Kuiper Belt Objects, provide insight into the origin of our solar system. In this podcast I combine a personal reflection of observing famous comets […]

By Kenneth Renshaw on February 8, 2009 in

Date: February 8, 2009 Title: The Paragould Meteorite of 1930 Podcaster: Kenneth Renshaw Organizations: NASA/JPL’s Solar System Ambassador program, Saturn Observation Campaign Description: Although much astronomical research is done by looking at things far away, some is performed here on Earth with meteorites that unexpectedly provide us with rock specimens from millions of miles away.  […]