Travelers in the Night Eps. 515 & 516: Dust Moons & Space Weather

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Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. travelersinthenight.org

Today's 2 topics:

- In 1961, a Polish astronomer, Kazimierz Kordylewski, reported the discovery of dust clouds at the Earth-Moon L4 and L5 points.

- The Sun's surface has bubbles of hot ionized gas which are expelled into space forming the solar wind.

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