AFM’s Space Pirates 2018/02/21 Duck! Incoming meteors! Bob Trembley, Vatican Observatory blogger joins the crew23 Feb 2018, 01:11 UTC
Duck! Incoming meteors!
Tonight we interview Bob Trembley, Vatican Observatory blogger, meteorite collector, NASA Solar System Ambassador and all around nice guy.
Here are the links from tonight’s program:
Meteor Terminology – American Meteor Society:
Bob’s blog posts on The Catholic Astronomer: the Blog of the Vatican Observatory Foundation:
Bob points out that we can get (purchase) meteorites from rock and mineral shows:
And here is the Vatican collection:
They can be pricey:
Bob Shared his story of the recent Michigan bolide, here’s a video we found:
https://youtu.be/MvFcY9rTPx8 (Michigan Meteor Video – Mike Austin)
Michigan Meteor Videos – American Meteor Society on Twitter:
If you see one:
Report a Fireball – American Meteor Society: https://www.amsmeteors.org/
Series I wrote about the Michigan Meteor:
Video of meteoroid orbit and animation from perspective of the Hamburg meteoroid – NASA Meteor Watch on Facebook:
Aqua4U shared this neat link:
Sunspots? we don’t need no stinkin’ sunspots!
Other sights in the night sky coming up:
Fri, Feb 23, 08h FIRST QUARTER
Fri, Feb 23, 18h Aldebaran 0°.7 S. of Moon, Occn.
Tue, Feb 27, 15h Moon at perigee
Thu, Mar 01, ...