14 episodes

Science discussions about astronomical objects at randomly selected locations in the sky.

George's Random Astronomical Object George Bendo

    • Astronomy

Science discussions about astronomical objects at randomly selected locations in the sky.

    Object 14: Exoplanetary Acronym 103b

    Object 14: Exoplanetary Acronym 103b

    WASP-103 has an acronym for a name and also has a gaseous planet orbiting so close to it that the planet is in danger of being destroyed.

    • 10 min
    Object 13: Stellar Companion Facial Reconstruction

    Object 13: Stellar Companion Facial Reconstruction

    BV Centaurus is an unusual example of a class of U Gem cataclysmic variable stars in which a white dwarf is stripping gas from a companion star.

    • 7 min
    Object 12: Watching Infrared Paint Dry

    Object 12: Watching Infrared Paint Dry

    ELAIS N1 is a extragalactic deep field selected specifically for identifying many distant, faint galaxies at infrared wavelengths.

    • 11 min
    Object 11: Howling Fast Differential Rotation

    Object 11: Howling Fast Differential Rotation

    Psi Capricorni was the first star other than the Sun where the phenomenon of differental rotation was ever measured.

    • 9 min
    Object 10: Ram Your Jellyfish

    Object 10: Ram Your Jellyfish

    Abell 85 is a large, nearby cluster of galaxies with so many things happening inside that it could be called a ball of chaos.

    • 11 min
    Object 9: A Cruise Holiday with a Peculiar Carbon Star

    Object 9: A Cruise Holiday with a Peculiar Carbon Star

    The star HD 214714 contains not only a large amount of carbon in its stellar atmosphere but also a peculiar combination of other heavy elements as well.

    • 9 min

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