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Comet Borisov

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Atmospheric tidal waves maintain Venus’ super-rotation, NASA’s Swift mission tallied water from interstellar Comet Borisov, and interview with Patrick Peplowski about MESSENGER at Venus

The Daily Space

Images from the Akatsuki spacecraft unveil what keeps Venus’s atmosphere rotating much faster than the planet itself, for the first time, NASA’s Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory tracked water loss from an interstellar comet as it approached and rounded the Sun, and then we have an interview with Patrick Peplowski about what they've learned about MESSENGER visiting Venus.

52mins

28 Apr 2020

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Crew Dragon to be crewed May 27, impacts on asteroids make regolith, Comet Borisov lends insights, and the California Nebula gloriously ends Spitzer Mission

The Daily Space

The first flight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nearly nine years finally has a launch date: May 27. The impact of small bodies hitting an asteroid pulverizes its surface, making new regolith, while seismic shaking produced by the impact causes older regolith to move downhill and fill already existing craters. Studies of a comet from beyond our Solar System have yielded insights into how other star systems may have formed, and the California Nebula is the final mosaic image taken by Spitzer.

5mins

20 Apr 2020

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Astrophysicist makes mistake inventing device, return of NASA "Worm" logo, Comet Borisov breaks, and it's time to view the Pleiades

The Daily Space

A bored astrophysicist makes a mistake with magnets while inventing a coronavirus device, the NASA "Worm" logo returns amid fanfare, Comet Borisov splits in two, and the Pleiades embrace Venus for some excellent viewing.

9mins

3 Apr 2020

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Show #1: 2I/Borisov C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) “Comet Borisov”

Asteroids Comets Meteors Space Show

Hello and Welcome , I AM Commander 888 from the Emerald Force 😁. On this exciting show we discuss 2I/Borisov C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) also known now as “Comet Borisov” - Lets get it Going - Be sure to share across all your platforms and be sure to follow all our shows!! 😁. Here we go Lift off 🚀🚀🚀--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

9mins

22 Dec 2019

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NSF - Comet Borisov Imaged By Gemini

The 365 Days of Astronomy

Comet Borisov is the second small object discovered as it passes through our solar system. Studying these interstellar visitors can tell us about where they originated and the similarities and differences they hold with our own solar system. Recently the Gemini Observatory imaged Comet Borisov. In this podcast, Dr. Meg Scwhamb discusses Comet Borisov and the recent imaging campaing. Dr. Meg Schwamb is currently a lecturer (equivalent of an Assistant Professor in US/EU system) in the Astrophysics Research Centre (ARC) and the School of Mathematics and Physics at Queen's University Belfast (QUB) in the UK. She is interested in the fundamental questions of how our Solar System and others formed and evolved as well as exploring the process of planet formation. Her expertise is in big data for planetary astronomy, focusing in particular on studying the small body populations in the Solar System, exploring seasonal processes on Mars, and applying citizen science to mine large datasets for Solar System science. https://nationalastro.org/ https://nationalastro.org/news/take-ii-on-an-interstellar-comet/ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/07/science/interstellar-comet-2i-borisov.html Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the EPO group at NOAO and works on the Galileoscope project (www.galileoscope.org), providing design, dissemination and professional development. He also pens a great blog at halfastro.wordpress.com. We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs. Just visit: https://www.patreon.com/365DaysOfAstronomy and donate as much as you can! Share the podcast with your friends and send the Patreon link to them too! Every bit helps! Thank you! ------------------------------------ Do go visit http://astrogear.spreadshirt.com/ for cool Astronomy Cast and CosmoQuest t-shirts, coffee mugs and other awesomeness! http://cosmoquest.org/Donate This show is made possible through your donations. Thank you! (Haven't donated? It's not too late! Just click!) The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is produced by Astrosphere New Media. http://www.astrosphere.org/ Visit us on the web at 365DaysOfAstronomy.org or email us at info@365DaysOfAstronomy.org.

13mins

14 Dec 2019

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That weirdly large (potential) black hole, Mars Dust Towers, and Comet Borisov reminder

The 365 Days of Astronomy

In this episode we do a deep dive into the news about a possible 70ish solar mass black hole in our galaxy and discuss why it could (but might not be correct), and what that means. As a palate cleanser, we take a taste of Mars dust storms, and provide a reminder about the intersteller comet, Borisov.

8mins

2 Dec 2019

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Ep 2 - The 11/11 Mercury Transit of the Sun and the Comet Borisov

Faerie Cosmology

In this episode I discuss the significance of the upcoming Mercury Transit of the Sun and the Interstellar Comet Borisov. Ushering in a new era on earth and the awakening of soul. This a homecoming that opens our access to higher Faerie, cosmic and elemental realms

35mins

8 Nov 2019