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AFM’s Space Pirate Radio 2018/06/28 Moon Over India

7 Jul 2018, 02:37 UTC
AFM’s Space Pirate Radio 2018/06/28 Moon Over India
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Here the links from tonight’s program:
Tonight’s show opened with a Greenwich report:
https://slate.com/technology/201​8/06/the-royal-observatory-at-gre​enwich-reopens-60-years-after-lon​dons-smog-forced-it-to-close.html
A rather lengthy lunar eclipse is coming up:
https://www.timeanddate.com/ecli​pse/map/2018-july-27
Marty’s tracking space rocks again:
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cg​i?sstr=2018%20MB7&orb=1

Wed, Jun 27, 09h Vesta 0°.3 S. of Moon, Occn.
Wed, Jun 27, 13h Saturn at opposition
Thu, Jun 28, 04h Saturn 1°.8 S. of Moon
Thu, Jun 28, 05h FULL MOON
Thu, Jun 28, 14h Mars stationary
Sat, Jun 30, 03h Moon at apogee
Sun, Jul 01, 02h Mars 5° S. of Moon
Wed, Jul 04, 00h Neptune 3° N. of Moon
Times given in UT. These events, and more can be found at:
http://asa.usno.navy.mil

We took a detour to look at Telrads:
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/​1/1594/4815/products/5722ac8ac96f​d7586410ac73682bdda7_1024x1024.jp​g?v=1511307291
Getting back to outer space, more news about our inter-stellar visitor from a while back:
https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/​27/17509888/oumuamua-interstellar​-comet-asteroid-solar-system-traj​ectory
And fun with Sagittarius:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Si​gma_Sagittarii
Hyabusa is getting there, there being an asteroid:
http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2018​/06/20180627_hayabusa2.html
https://www.nytimes.com/interact​ive/2018/06/25/science/hayabusa-r​yugu-photos.html
https://gizmodo.com/fantastic-ne​w-view-of-ryugu-asteroid-reveals-​a-distinct-1827100905
Diane pointed out a neat discovery:
https://gizmodo.com/the-discover​y-of-complex-organic-molecules-on​-saturn-s-1827173141

Crew member Twistedge added these links in the chat room:
Japanese mission reaches unexplored asteroid
https://www.nature.com/articles/​d41586-018-05544-9
The Longest Lunar Eclipse in This Century
https://www.sciencealert.com/jul​y-s-blood-moon-longest-lunar-ecli​pse-in-a-century-must-see
A new model of the solar system suggests we have our gas giants to thank for our watery Earth
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/s​cience-nature/how-jupiter-may-hav​e-gifted-early-earth-water-180969​411/
A new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows off the massive globular cluster NGC 6139.
http://www.sci-news.com/astronom​y/hubble-globular-cluster-ngc-613​9-06131.html
Oumuamua Is An Interstellar Comet After All
http://www.iflscience.com/space/​oumuamua-is-an-interstellar-comet​-after-all/
The universe is a greasy place…
https://www.theguardian.com/scie​nce/2018/jun/27/space-is-full-of-​dirty-toxic-grease-scientists-rev​eal

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