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Astrocast.TV January 2010 Episode 22

 

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Greg talks about NASA STEREO and discovered tsunamis on the Sun reaching hights higher that Earth. Heard of Saturn’s hexagon learn how Scientists are working hard to discover why it’s there.

This episode of A Green Space – A Green Earth (GSGE in the menu tab) Bente reports on Earth observation from Space and how observing from a distance gives us an overview and a better understanding of large scale features of our Earth.

The Astronomer’s Universe, Carolyn Collins Petersen takes a closer look at the Pleiades also known as the seven sisters.

This month in Our Night Sky, Dr. Harold Geller gives us Our Night Sky for January. Our Moon, Jupiter and Neptune meet close bye and this is the time to see the Pleiades in our northern sky. These are just a few of Our Night Sky wonders for January. Download our star charts for January:

Moon / Neptune

Leo / Mars

Aquarious / Jupiter

Touring the Universe with Binoculars Software.  Available free from Phil Harrington and Dean Williams at http://www.philharrington.net/tuba.htm

- See our coverage of the International Symposium for Personal & Commercial Spaceflight on Astrocast.TV. “Spaceflight for all Mankind

Check out Touring The Universe with Binoculars from TUBA Software.  Available free from Phil Harrington and Dean Williams at: http://www.philharrington.net/tuba.htm

Astrocast.TV- December 2009

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Greg talks about NASA’s LCROSS and it’s plung into Cabeus A crater on the Lunar surface. Greg also reports on the third fly-by of Mercury by the NASA MESSENGER spacecraft.

This episode of A Green Space – A Green Earth (GSGE in the menu tab) Bente reports on Earth observation from Space and how observing from a distance gives us an overview and a better understanding of large scale features of our Earth.

The Astronomer’s Universe, Carolyn Collins Petersen takes a closer look at Betelgeuse the Red Giant star in Orion’s right shoulder.

This month in Our Night Sky, Dr. Harold Geller gives us Our Night Sky for December. Our Moon, planetary allignements and occultations of Jupiters Moons are just a few of Our Night Sky wonders for December. What is an occultation? What is a Blue Moon?

- See our coverage of the International Symposium for Personal & Commercial Spaceflight on Astrocast.TV. “Spaceflight for all Mankind

Check out Touring The Universe with Binoculars from TUBA Software.  Available free from Phil Harrington and Dean Williams at: http://www.philharrington.net/tuba.htm

Astrocast.TV Our Night Sky – November 2009

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Our Night Sky for November 2009. This month we see Venus, Mars, Jupiter and the occultation of Europa and Ganymede. But don’t forget the Leonids, NASA predicted over a year ago that this year would be more active than past years.

Astrocast.TV Episode 20 November 2009

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Greg talks about NASA’s LCROSS and it’s plunge into Cabeus A crater on the Lunar surface. Greg also reports on the Shiva Basin and new theories are appearing that the impacted origin of the Shiva Basin may be the smoking gun that killed the Dinosaurs.

This episode of A Green Space – A Green Earth (GSGE in the menu tab) Bente reports on Earth observation from Space and how satellites measure Ocean currents and Gravity helping determine weather patterns, climate change and more.

The Astronomer’s Universe, Carolyn Collins Petersen takes a closer look at the first Stars in our Universe.

This month in Our Night Sky, Yvonne Garcia filling in for Tavi Greiner, reports on the what’s up in our November night sky. Venus, Mars, Jupiter all visible in the northern hemisphere in November. On November 16th Europa will occult (pass in front of) Ganymede. More in Yvonne’s report…

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Astrocast.TV – October 2009 Episode 19

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Greg talks about NASA’s LCROSS and it’s planned October 9th plung into Cabeus A crater on the Lunar surface. Greg also reports on the Augustine Committee summary Report on Human Spaceflight.

This episode of A Green Space – A Green Earth (GSGE in the menu tab) Bente reports on Earth observation from Space and how satellites measure Ocean currents and Gravity helping determine weather patterns, climate change and more.

The Astronomer’s Universe, Carolyn Collins Petersen takes a closer look at the first Stars in our Universe.

This month in Our Night Sky, Yvonne Garcia filling in for Tavi Greiner, and reports on the Great World Wide Star Count and IYA09′s Galilean Nights and how you can participate in both events in October.

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National Academy of Sciences Asteroid Report

Hey Fellow Astrocasters!

Here is the link to read the report I reference in our latest episode. It makes for good, thought-provoking reading. Tell us what you think.
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/asteroidwatch/download/NRC-Aug12InterimReport.pdf

Greg

Astrocast.TV Episode 18 – September 2009

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Greg talks about NASA’s Constellation Program and the upcomming test launch of Ares 1 rocket. Gerg also reports on the National Academy of Sciencees interimreport on NASA’s Near Earth Object Program

This episode of A Green Space – A Green Earth (GSGE in the menu tab) Bente reports on Earth observation from Space and how it can be used as a tool for health authorities
mitigating health risks like H1N1.

The Astronomer’s Universe, Carolyn Collins Petersen takes a closer look at the
methods that astronomers are using to find Exoplanets.

“This month in Our Night Sky, Tavi Greiner, Tavi features two lunar conjunctions and an
end-of-the-season look at a favorite summertime constellation. After the
vidcast, be sure to check Tavi’s
blog
for more observing
information.

ONS Printable Star Chart for this month:

Sagittarius

Orion

Gemini

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Augustine Commission

Hey Fellow Astrocasters!

Here is a web link to more info on the Augustine Commission which I detailed in my recent feature story. Be sure to visit the site and follow what is happenning. This Commission’s results will probably have a large influence on the future of NASA.

http://www.nasa.gov/offices/hsf/home/index.html

Greg

Astrocast.TV Episode 17 – August 2009

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Greg talks about NASA’s new Administrator, retired Marine Corps. Major General Charles F. Bolden and 4 time Shuttle Astronaut. Also rated for a 90 Day minimal mission Mars rovers Spirit & Opportunity still functional after 5 years.

This episode of A Green Space – A Green Earth (GSGE in the menu tab) Bente reports on Earth observation from Space and how we monitor the tides and rising sea levels.

How are Planets formed? In this episode of The Astronomer’s Universe, called “Planet Birth”, Carolyn Collins Petersen explores how planets are formed from massive clouds of gas and dust in stellar nurseries.

“This month in Our Night Sky, Tavi Greiner, shows us how Amateur Astronomers can contribute to real science and be included in formal research papers.  After the show, check out Tavi’s blog for additional reading about this month’s topics.

Follow our Blog for more links and information in Episode 17.

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Astrocast.TV Episode 16 July 2009

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Greg talks about the Apollo Missions 40 years to the month of Humans first steps on the Moon and the scientific and social impact.

This episode of A Green Space – A Green Earth (GSGE in the menu tab) Bente reports on Earth observation from Space and how we monitor the tides and rising sea levels.

How
are Stars formed? In
this episode of The Astronomer’s Universe, called “Star Birth”,
Carolyn Collins Petersen explores how stars are formed from massive clouds of gas and dust in stellar nurseries.

“This month in Our Night Sky, Tavi Greiner, brings you the Moon forty years to the month after the first humans set foot on it.  After the show, check out Tavi’s blog for additional reading about this month’s topics.

Check out Touring The Universe with Binoculars from TUBA Software.  Available free from Phil Harrington
and Dean Williams at:
Download
http://www.philharrington.net/tuba.htm

Follow our Blog for more links and information in Episode 16.

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