Normally Dr. Armstrong comes every third Saturday of the month. However, we were able to get him AND Tracey onto the show. Five people? At once! Talking space stuff? Yes! Rockets? Yes! Artimis? YES! Reaching for the Stars We’re overly excited about all this so join us!
Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight… October Astronomy It’s time for our favorite local astronomer, Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute for Astronomy, to visit us on the show! We yakked about a local event, stuff going on in the world of astronomy, telescopes, and more! https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2022/10/black-hole-burps-up-shredded-star-years-after-consuming-it/ https://www.space.com/james-webb-space-telescope-neptune-rings-moons?utm_campaign=socialflow https://astronomy.com/news/2022/03/astronomys-exoplanet-boom-crests-5000-confirmed-worlds
Bull’s eye! DART Results It’s time for more astronomy with Dr. Armstrong with the UH Institute for Astronomy! We’re talking about DART, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test! https://mauinow.com/2022/10/02/astronomers-on-maui-work-every-night-to-protect-earth-from-asteroids-big-and-small/ https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-dart-mission-hits-asteroid-in-first-ever-planetary-defense-test/ https://dart.jhuapl.edu/Mission/index.php https://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-63053138
There you are, minding your own business, and the weather decides make things personal. Weather and the Internet Doesn’t matter if its hurricane season here or tornado season on the mainland, there are tools that can be used to help. Listen as Jonathan tells how he helped a friend who was Hurricane Ian! https://www.windy.com/ https://www.waze.com/live-map/ https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
Dr. Armstrong is back for his monthly visit, so let’s talk star stuff 😀 Astronomy Day in October! There’s a Star Party on October 1st, and we’ll get you info on that in the newsletter! We talk about that, the solar telescope, adaptive optics in telescopes, and more!
More good stuff! Join us as Jonathan, LD, and Sam chat up with Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute for Astronomy! NASA plays DARTs And don’t forget, there’s going to be a Star Party next month! About DART – https://gizmodo.com/nasa-dart-liciacube-camera-probe-asteroid-1849545126 The DART mission! https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/16/world/nasa-dart-mission-preview-scn/index.html
Ghost with the most? Nope! It’s pronounced the same way though. Space Grab Bag – Part 1 Remember when it dimmed a bit? We do! And we’ve got Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute of Astronomy to chat about it! Plus fusion? Like Mr. Fusion from Back to the Future? Well, not yet… https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamiecartereurope/2022/08/13/betelgeuse-blew-its-top-hubble-sees-red-supergiant-star-bouncing-after-catastrophic-upheaval/?sh=2c42d928500f https://www.newsweek.com/nuclear-fusion-energy-milestone-ignition-confirmed-california-1733238
Time for more SPAAAAACE! Space Grab Bag – Part 2 Fun stuff that’s happening? https://ksltv.com/503099/meteorite-hunters-find-what-is-believed-to-be-pieces-of-meteorite-boom/ https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/science/nasa-roll-out-giant-us-moon-rocket-debut-launch-2022-08-16/ https://www.npr.org/2022/08/09/1116455607/nasa-scientists-need-your-help-finding-clouds-on-mars https://mars.nasa.gov/news/9215/help-nasa-scientists-find-clouds-on-mars/ https://spacenews.com/nasa-selects-potential-lunar-landing-sites-for-artemis-3/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jupiter_trojan Quick reminder: if you get a “free” copy of Microsoft Office in the mail? It’s probably a scam! https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/protect-yourself-from-tech-support-scams-2ebf91bd-f94c-2a8a-e541-f5c800d18435
James Webb is up and taking pictures! Webb and Other Stellar Stuff! And who is excited? WE ARE! https://www.newsweek.com/james-webb-space-telescope-trappist-1-planets-life-1729236 https://blog.sci-nature.com/2022/07/its-official-astronomers-have.html
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