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Neil DeGrasse Tyson headed down same loony road as Carl Sagan? by RichA[_6_]
Towards the end, Sagan, formerly a productive astrophysicist from Cornell and publicizer of astronomy became a bit of a pariah, wandering around, screeching at...
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Yesterday 07:24 PM
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Oh no, not again by Quadibloc
Saw this news...
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Yesterday 02:39 PM
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OT? Amateur Astronomy by Davoud[_1_]
The joke around here is that it only rained four times this summer‹all of June, July, August, and September. When clear weather appeared on the night of 13-14...
Yesterday 02:20 PM
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The subculture (Part 2) by Gerald Kelleher
Hopefully without any distractions this time. The geocentric astronomers and even the Sun centered astronomers worked off a framework where the Sun moved...
October 18th 18 12:18 PM
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The subculture that obscured genuine astronomy by Gerald Kelleher
The illusory loops (direct/retrograde motion) of the slower moving planets seen from Earth are distinguished from the actual loops (also direct/retrograde...
October 17th 18 03:48 PM
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Modified explanation for twilight variations across latitudes by Gerald Kelleher
The Polar twilight and its presence for around 6 weeks after the Equinox at the North and South Poles is a separate issue with a separate rotational cause....
October 17th 18 09:32 AM
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Mathematical facets by Gerald Kelleher
Es tut mir sehr leid aber I can nicht den text in Englisch finden...
October 15th 18 09:19 AM
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Celestron NexStar 130SLT any good? by StarDust
https://www.firstlightoptics.com/user/products/SLT130.jpg Shaky, wobbly etc...
October 15th 18 08:11 AM
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C14 seems to be the "go-to" telescope for cutting-edge planetary andmoon imaging by RichA[_6_]
Lots of people seem to use them for this. I wonder if it's because for its aperture, it's portable allowing them (the owners) to seek-out better seeing...
October 15th 18 01:35 AM
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A mathematical masterpiece by Gerald Kelleher
http://www.usccb.org/bible/matthew/1 The genealogical structure is detached from the rest of the tradition of Matthew's community. The footnotes as to the...
October 14th 18 08:33 AM
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A more intimate astronomy by Gerald Kelleher
It could have been a more advanced astronomy but generally people assume there is something difficult when phrased that way. To break a celestial sphere mold...
October 12th 18 11:30 PM
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Combining two historical perspectives by Gerald Kelleher
The thing that is most striking when encountering the first Sun centered astronomers, at least those who swept away their reservations about a moving Earth, is...
October 11th 18 09:02 AM
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Hubble Telescope partially-crippled by RichA[_6_]
IF they still had a Shuttle, they could probably fix it. https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45788412
October 10th 18 01:28 AM
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Hayabusa probes. How is it they hop? by RichA[_6_]
What's the mechanism?
October 8th 18 10:13 PM
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First annual milestone passed by Gerald Kelleher
The rate of change in the transition from daylight to darkness is slowing down after an upward accelerating curve since June 21st...
October 8th 18 09:29 PM
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Climate report for the solar system by Gerald Kelleher
In a few days the empirical modelling will give a fresh injection of hoopla in order to tax people via the decarbonisation agenda. Despite the fact that most...
October 8th 18 09:17 AM
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Proximity to a planet formed near a neutron-star merger = morewealth, more warlike? by RichA[_6_]
Well... https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1803/1803.04919.pdf
October 7th 18 06:30 PM
by Bill[_9_] Go to last post
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Proxima Centauri b - may not exist by Quadibloc
Ran across this: https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2015/11/09/alpha-centauri-planet-reconsidered/ John Savard
October 6th 18 03:10 PM
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Radio Meteor Obs. Bull. September 2018 by Chris Steyaert
Radio Meteor Observation Bulletin No. 302 of September 2018 (52 K) is available now as http://www.rmob.org/rmobtext/rmob1809.txt More information and the...
October 4th 18 08:33 PM
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Astronomical roots of Halloween by Gerald Kelleher
The Western islands of Europe celebrated the annual cycle in terms of the light half/dark half of the year as May 1st and November 1st respectively but while...
October 4th 18 06:13 AM
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