10 episodes

Your audio guide to the stars, hosted by Mark Thompson.

The Pocket Astronomer Why did the Chicken?

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Your audio guide to the stars, hosted by Mark Thompson.

    November 2020 Part 4 - The Bull and the Seven Sisters

    November 2020 Part 4 - The Bull and the Seven Sisters

    Download TV astronomer Mark Thompson into your pocket for your very own audio guide to the stars.

    • 10 min
    November 2020 Part 3 - Meteor Hunt

    November 2020 Part 3 - Meteor Hunt

    Download TV astronomer Mark Thompson into your pocket so he can be your audio guide to the stars. In this week's minisode, Mark helps you make an observation of the Leonid meteor shower.

    • 11 min
    November 2020 Part 2 - The Hunter and his Sword

    November 2020 Part 2 - The Hunter and his Sword

    This week, Mark shares the story behind Perseus and challenges you to explore the Perseus Double Cluster.

    • 8 min
    November 2020 Part 1 - The Little Bear

    November 2020 Part 1 - The Little Bear

    TV Astronomer Mark Thompson is your audio guide to the stars. In this special November challenge minisode, Mark shares the story behind Ursa Minor, the little bear and location of the Pole Star.

    • 8 min
    October 2020 - Autumn Skies and Distant Planets

    October 2020 - Autumn Skies and Distant Planets

    Put TV Astronomer Mark Thompson and let him be your guide to the stars!

    • 23 min
    September 2020 - Venus Bonus minisode

    September 2020 - Venus Bonus minisode

    In this bonus minisode, Mark talks about the announcement of possible signs of life on Venus and how you can spot the planet for yourself, no equipment required!

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

GiGiLish ,

Truly an astronomer in your pocket!

This is a really accessible guide, easy to understand and great instructions for beginners like me. Thanks Mark, looking forward to future episodes!

SAT in Herefordshire ,

This is truly excellent

Was delighted to find this and listen to it. So very helpful and I am delighted to see that more are on their way.

Flyer152 ,

Amazing

An amazing podcast series. Really enjoyable to listen to while Mark directs you through the stars. My advice is to use headphones so you don't need to look at your screen to harm your star vision. Enjoy!

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