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001 AstroPodcast Rob McNaught

14 Mar 2012, 06:06 UTC
001 AstroPodcast Rob McNaught
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AstroPodcast  interviews Rob McNaught, NEO hunter from Siding Spring Observatory. We talk about how he became an astronomer and his current project with the Siding Spring Survey.
 
Rob McNaught with the Uppsala telescope he uses to scan for NEOs
Danger! Telescope!
 
Show Notes
Rob McNaught – Wikipedia entry
Rob McNaught - Siding Spring Survey Page
Prestwick, Scotland
Junior Astronomical Society – now the Society for Popular Astronomy
Papers of the Balfour Stewart Auroral Laboratory
Noctilucent Clouds
Duncan Steel
UK Schmidt Telescope
Steve Larson of Catalina Sky Survey
Uppsala Schmidt telescope history
International Astronomical Union
NEO and the IAU
Birdwatching in the Pilliga
Asteroid 1950 DA
99942 Apophis
Gordon Garradd
Not discussed but should be mentioned
C/2006 P1 – Comet McNaught
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 AstroPodcast  interviews Rob McNaught, NEO hunter from Siding Spring Observatory. We talk about how he became an astronomer and his current project with the Siding Spring Survey.

 

 
Show Notes
Rob McNaught - Wikipedia entry

Rob McNaught - Siding Spring Survey Page

Prestwick, Scotland

Junior Astronomical Society - now the Society for Popular Astronomy

Papers of the Balfour Stewart Auroral Laboratory

Noctilucent Clouds

Duncan Steel

UK Schmidt Telescope

Steve Larson of Catalina Sky Survey

Uppsala Schmidt telescope history

International Astronomical Union

NEO and the IAU

Birdwatching in the Pilliga

Asteroid 1950 DA

99942 Apophis

Gordon Garradd

Not discussed but should be mentioned

C/2006 P1 - Comet McNaught

Subscribe on iTunes to AstroPodcast
Full Transcript
001 Astropodcast Rob McNaught transcript PDF

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