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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 (15 days ago)
April Naked Astronomy podcast released
(from Podcasts feed) The Space Boffins are in America to hear about Neil Armstrong and the hypersonic X-15 at the Edwards Air Force base, and they're also reporting from the surface of Mars. More precisely, from the UK's new Mars Yard, in Stevenage. But the head of the UK Sp...

The sky on 23 April 2014
Sunrise: 06:52
Sunset: 20:10
Twilight from 05:13
until 21:49

24-day old moon
Age of Moon:
24 days

RiseCulm.Set
Mercury06:4813:2219:56
Venus05:0410:4916:33
Moon03:2408:5114:19
Mars18:2600:2106:11
Jupiter11:1118:2601:44
Saturn21:3002:4607:57

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Sun, 09 Mar 2014 (45 days ago)
March Naked Astronomy podcast released
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The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and the challenge of looking for space aliens and why they never attack Belgium is under scrutiny this month. Plus, Richard Hollingham also reports from the Mojave desert on the progress being made by Virgin G...


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Sun, 09 Feb 2014 (73 days ago)
February Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham dodge a prototype Mars rover on location at Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage - where the future Exo Mars mission rover is going to be built. They're joined by space engineer Abbie Hutty and the Mr Futu...


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Thu, 09 Jan 2014 (104 days ago)
January Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham meet astronaut Chris


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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 (120 days ago)
December Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Meera Senthilingam takes a tour of the South African Large Telescope (SALT) and neighbouring facilities.


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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 (135 days ago)
December Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 (150 days ago)
November Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham are joined by new Mars Society president Jerry Stone and aspiring astronaut Kate Arkless-Gray. Sue reports from the UK control room of the Mars SAFER field trial as scientists operate an ExoMars rover proto...


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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 (181 days ago)
October Naked Astronomy podcast released
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As Comet ISON draws near to its close approach with the Sun in November, much uncertainty remains over how brilliant it will be. Dominic Ford speaks to Matthew Bishop at the Lowell Observatory to find out more. He also talks to Apostolos Christou from th...


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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 (212 days ago)
September Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Dominic Ford reports from the European Planetary Science Congress, where he heard about the latest misisons to Mars and the Moon. Lewis Dartnell explains how the ExoMars mission, due to land on Mars in 2018, will go about looking for signs of lifeforms t...


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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 (243 days ago)
August Naked Astronomy podcast released
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This autumn, the Gaia spacecraft will be launched on a mission to


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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 (274 days ago)
July Naked Astronomy podcast released
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This month I've taken to the seaside to bring you a special episode of Naked Astronomy from the National Astronomy Meeting, which was held in St Andrews in the first week of July.