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AFM’s Space Pirate Radio! 2018/03/08 X-Rayted Stars!

10 Mar 2018, 01:58 UTC
AFM’s Space Pirate Radio! 2018/03/08 X-Rayted Stars!
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Here are the links from tonight’s show, “X-rayted Astronomy”
Marty and John talked about the sun’s arc through the sky this time of year and Mercury’s
showing currently, prompting BP to post this link:
Then we covered what is up in the sky for the coming week:
Wed, Mar 07, 07h Jupiter 4° S. of Moon
Fri, Mar 09, 10h Jupiter stationary
Fri, Mar 09, 11h LAST QUARTER
Sat, Mar 10, 01h Mars 4° S. of Moon
Sun, Mar 11, 02h Saturn 2° S. of Moon
Sun, Mar 11, 09h Moon at apogee
Times given in UT. These events, and more can be found at:

The subject of Daylight Saving Time came up, Apparently Florida got tired of switching back and
forth twice a year , Blackprojects posted this bit:
And now we dive into x-rays (and other high energy stuff):
Time Dilation: An Experiment With Mu Mesons 1962 PSSC; David Frisch, James Smith, MIT
Twistedge pointed out that the public is invited to come along on the Sun mission:
Astronomers discover S0-2 star is single and ready for big Einstein test:
And Marty comes back with a binary story:
And a super bright luminous source: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/images/beaming-with-the-light-of-millions-of-suns.html
Doug of Northern Cross Observatory posted this bit:
BP posted this clip of the “Green Flash” phenomena:
Aqua4U posted this link:

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