If you missed the live broadcast of the Virtual Star Party on Google+, here is the YouTube video. During the VSP, we looked at Saturn, and a slew of galaxies and nebulae. If you want to know when the next episode of the VSP is, be sure to add the Virtual Star Party to your Google+ circles.
In conjunction with our upcoming episode we’re giving away FIVE copies of Geoff Notkin’s book, “Rock Star – Adventures of a Meteorite Man”! Each copy is autographed by Geoff himself.
Here’s how you can qualify:
Tweet about our next episode, airing on June 4th at 8:00 PM Pacific. Make sure you include our twitter handle (@cosmicraytv) AND, Geoff’s Twitter handle (@geoffnotkin) along with the link to our Google+ event page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/ca3r11jqvm36j280il1e7rbq9j0
If you aren’t on Twitter, you can share the Google+ event with your friends on Google+! Be sure to “tag” our show page and add it to your circles (https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/113334282943371676289/113334282943371676289/about) Also add Geoff to your circles and tag him in your post (https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/113334282943371676289/116545216207407895373/about)
Each day between now and June 4th, we’ll pick the best post, and give the winner a copy of Geoff’s Book. Here’s the “fine print”:
International shipping is a huge pain in the ass, so this is only open to folks in the continental U.S. Be sure to watch Episode 10 with Phil Plait, Geoff Notkin, and musical Guest James Olmos on June 4th at 8PM Pacific!
Ever wanted someone in space to answer your questions about life in orbit? Now, with the help of Google+ hangouts, and NASA, you’ll have your chance!
This first-ever event for NASA will connect fans of space exploration with the International Space Station on February 22nd. By utilizing the Google+ Hangout technology, NASA will connect fans with astronauts living and working on the ISS, orbiting 240 miles above the Earth.
I tested out the equipment for remote operation of my observatory (Serenity Valley Observatory).
This is just a test stream from the telescope.
In the test I had the scope on the moon, Jupiter, and M45. Enjoy!
The fourth episode of The Cosmic Ray Show will air on November 27th, 2012 at 7:00 PM Pacific!
The featured guest will be Dave Reneke from Astro Dave: Space and Astronomy News.
Join my co-host Jerry Hilburn and I as we discuss the recent solar eclipse, and the wonderful astronomical sights of the southern hemisphere.
The musical guest will be Ryan Van Sickle, who will be performing “When We Were Young”
Follow the show on twitter (@cosmicraytv) for more information, and to submit questions for Dave, Jerry and myself during the show with the hashtag #cosmicraytv
You’ll be sure to get a heaping serving of space news, and all the nerdy antics you’ve come to expect.
With The Cosmic Ray Show being web-based, you have several ways to watch the show!