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Astronomy Wise July Ezine

Astronomy Wise July Ezine

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Astronomy Wise July Edition Magazine
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stronomy Wise
stronomy Wise
 Interview 
Caroline Scott AstrophysicsStudent
The Night Sky
 
Image gallery
 
The Night Assistant
SpaceX History InThe Making
 
Transit of Venus
 
E-zine July 2012
 
 Astronomy Wise
Interview WithCaroline Scott
Welcome to the July edition of Astronomy Wise onlinenewsletter/online magazine (E-Zine). This month is packed withfeatures and articles. We have our review of the Transit of Venus, we have the Lets Talk.. Interview with Ph.D. studentCaroline Scott. Jason Ives gives us a review of mobileapplications for Apple and Android based systems. We have twopieces of work from John Harper which include the July NightSky, and a piece on Arcturus. During our Venus transit event Imet a couple (
Cheryl Crooks & Michael Knowles)
who travelled fromNottingham to Scarborough,Michael Knowles who has kindly emailed me some of his work
regarding ‘
Sherwood Observatory Astronomical Radio Meteor
Capture’. It is a pleasure to include this in the July edition.
June was an interesting month. Not only did we have the Transitof Venus, but another historical event, was the first evercommercial company docking of a spacecraft module to theInternational Space Station (ISS). With kind permission fromSpace X I have included a small piece on the company and thehistorical docking. I would also like to say thank you toAwesome Astronomy who gave us a mention on the theirpodcast. Details are in this publication on how to listen to theAwesome Astronomy podcast, which is out each month, mostrecommended.
Finally……
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Thank You………...
 
 
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 News In Brief 
 
Cassini Shows Why Jet StreamsCross
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Cut Saturn
 
ScienceDaily (June 25, 2012) — Turbulent jet streams,regions where winds blowfaster than in other places,churn east and west acrossSaturn. Scientists have beentrying to understand for yearsthe mechanism that drives thesewavy structures in Saturn'satmosphere and the source fromwhich the jets derive their energy.Hubble Views Globular Cluster M10
 
ScienceDaily (June 25, 2012) — Like many of the most fa-mous objects in the sky, globu-lar cluster Messier 10 was of little interest to its discov-erer. Charles Messier,the 18th centuryFrench astrono-mer, cataloguedover 100galaxies andclusters, but was primarilyinterested incomets. Through the
Contents
Transit of Venus
A journey to the stars
Lets talk…
 
Awesome Astronomy
The Night Sky
The Night SkyAssistant
Arcturus
 “the guardian of thebear” 
 
Paul Rumsby
Astronomical RadioMeteor Capture
Credits
Layout: Edward DuttonEditor: David BoodWriters: Jason IvesMichael KnowlesJohn Harper F.R.A.S President, and founderof Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society(1976)
 
Interview: Caroline ScottSpecial thanks to Space X for permission for use of their material.
 
 Astronomy Wise
telescopes available at the time,comets, nebulae, globular clusters and galaxies appeared just as faint, diffuse blobs andcould easily be confused for one another.
 A particularly strong jet streamchurns through Saturn's northernhemisphere in this false-colour view from NASA's Cassini  spacecraft. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI)
 
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