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AstroPodcast - a new astronomy podcast launches with a world famous guest as the first interviewee. Coonabarabran, Australia (PRWEB) March 17, 2012 Today
Over the last 40 years, Malcolm Hartley has done just about every possible job for Siding Spring Observatory's UK Schmidt telescope in New South Wales, Australia.
Comet McNaught C/2009 R1 will become brighter than first thought and will be visible to the naked eye over the next few weeks.
British scientists have identified a new candidate for the biggest comet measured to date.
The Great Comet of 2007 put on an impressive show in the Southern hemisphere, and observers in Chile, in particular at the Paranal Observatory, were able to capture amazing images, including a display reminiscent of an aurora.
If you watch the morning or evening sky these days and have a clear view of the horizon, you will be able to spot a bright object with a prominent tail.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.