Episode 14: Total Eclipse of the Moon


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Some of the things we talk about in this episode:

• Mars is having a bit of a dust storm at the moment: https://mars.nasa.gov/weather/storm-watch-2018/

• Name the ExoMars rover! (Please, no Marsy McMarsfaces, OK?) https://events.airbus.com/exomarsnamecomp

• When and where to see the Lunar Eclipse, 27 July 2018: https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/lunar/2018-july-27

• Solar eclipse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse

• Solar corona: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corona

• Star Charts: https://astronomynow.com/uk-sky-chart/

• Free planetarium app for your computer/phone/tablet/device: http://stellarium.org

• Historical eclipses: https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhistory/SEhistory.html

• Historical comets: http://sci.esa.int/rosetta/54198-harbingers-of-doom-windy-exhalations-or-icy-wanderers/

• Historical supernovae: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_supernova_observation

• Betteridge’s Law of Headlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betteridge%27s_law_of_headlines

• Future eclipses: https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/list.html

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