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Being a near Earth asteroid is already a lonely existence since the paths of these small space rocks seldom bring them near any other material obje...

  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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Humans are slamming projectiles into space rocks. These experiments will give us the know how to deal with a dangerous space rock which has our num...

Bought by WLPR and KKRN


  • Added: May 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1972 Apollo 16 astronauts took an ultraviolet image of the Earth from the Moon which shows that like the Sun ,the Earth too, has a faint corona...

Bought by WLPR, KSFR, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In our Milky Way Galaxy alone there are probably 25 billion planets located within the habitable zone of its star where there could be air to breat...

Bought by WLPR, KSFR, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Without followup data, many if not most of the Earth approaching objects would be lost as they move away from us leaving us with no idea when they...

Bought by KKRN and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A small telescope makes a substantial contribution to our knowledge of the celestial visitors to our neighborhood.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WTIP


  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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My Catalina Sky Survey Teammate Brian Africano discovered his 4th comet while asteroid hunting in the constellation of Ursa Major with our Schmidt ...

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, KSFR, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammate Hannes Groeller was asteroid hunting with our Schmidt telescope on Mt. Bigelow, Arizona when he discovered his fir...

Bought by KRWG, WLPR, Bandon Community Radio, WTIP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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For the first time in history, an asteroid hunting team, the Catalina Sky Survey, has discovered more than 1,000 Earth approaching asteroids in a s...

Bought by KRWG, Bandon Community Radio, WTIP, WLPR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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An interstellar traveler visits our neighborhood on its tour of the Milky Way.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WLPR, KKRN, and WTIP


  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The discovery of a Jupiter family comet whose fate is to become a garden variety main belt asteroid.

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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On Halloween night while observing with the Catalina Sky Survey's 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona I discovered 21 space rocks streaking th...

Bought by KRWG, WLPR, WTIP, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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My team, the Catalina Sky Survey, would not find a single asteroid without Steward Observatory's Mountain Lemmon Operations, or Mtn Ops for short. ...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Aten Asteroids are stealthy space rocks which can be dim and hard to detect since for most of their path about the Sun their illuminated side is f...

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Nov 10, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Ten hours and 46 minutes after my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Greg Leonard discovered a Toyota RAV4 sized space rock, now named 2018 UA, streaking...

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Nov 03, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Until recently the discovery of very close approaching asteroids was rare, however, due to improvements in telescopes, cameras, and computers aster...

Bought by WTIP, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Don't count on the decrease in solar activity to save you from human produced global warming, however something potentially important to you is hap...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KRWG, WTIP, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Asteroid hunters are developing the equipment and skills which enable them to predict the impact of tiny space rocks. Thus in the future you may h...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KRWG, WTIP, and KKRN


  • Added: Oct 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Recently my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Richard Kowalski was asteroid hunting in the constellation of Pegasus with our Schmidt telescope on Mt. Bi...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KRWG, WTIP, and KKRN


  • Added: Oct 21, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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To give you an idea of the celestial traffic in our neighborhood, on a recent clear night, using our 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, my C...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KRWG, WTIP, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Recently my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Carson Fuls discovered his third comet, Comet C/2018 R4 (Fuls). It is now on its way back into deep space...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Asteroid Hunters keep careful track of nearly 2,000 Potentially Hazardous Asteroids [PHAs] to make sure that they are no threat to humanity. The re...

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, and KKRN


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A small space rock is spotted 4 days before it came very close to the Earth and our Moon.

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, and KKRN


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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What asteroid hunters fear is that a small space rock capable of injuring people and damaging buildings is heading our way and that we will not fin...

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, KSFR, KKRN, and KRWG


  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Asteroid hunters were able to discover a small Earth approaching asteroid after 57 nights of continuous rain and clouds.

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6