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Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce.
The Discussion: Pint of Science targets canines, Ralph makes a schoolboy error while in Florida and we all eagerly await the publication of a research paper by Jen.
The News: Rounding up the astronomy news this month we have:
- More disturbing news about the climate on Earth-analogue, Venus.
- TESS discovers a planetary system around a visual binary star in Fornax.
- The Andromeda & Triangulum galaxies are hiding quasars.
- New research shows the mechanism by how Pluto could harbour oceans.
- A better understanding of past ice ages on Mars.
- More ridiculous ways to not find dark matter.
- The race to analyse meteorites at Arizona State University.
Main news story: Mr Musk’s Splendiferous Starlink.
The Sky Guide: Covering the solar system and deep sky objects on offer to amateur astronomers in June:
- Jen: Mars and Mercury as the stand-out objects in the lighter summer skies of June and a good opportunity to look out for noctilucent clouds at dawn and dusk.
- Ralph: A round up of the other bright planets on offer in June and a certain satellite constellation now observable...
Main Object: the Eagle Nebula in the constellation Serpens.
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