EarthSky 22: Ebb and Flow moon crash, the Christmas Star, and Black Books
Lead Producer and Host: Mike Brennan
Song of the Week:
The Black Books’ “Shipwrecked” from their upcoming 2013 release.
Featured This Week:
GRAIL NASA’s GRAIL mission measured lunar gravity with its two spacecraft GRAIL A (Ebb) and GRAIL B (Flow). The mission came to an end this week when NASA deliberately crashed both spacecraft into a mountain range on the moon.
Jupiter at its best Deborah Byrd and Michael Brennan talk about skywatching Jupiter through the end of the month, and Venus before dawn.
The Christmas Star Dr. Bradley Schaefer, professor of astronomy and physics and Louisiana State University, gives us some interesting insight on the Christmas Star.
Thanks for listening in to your 22 minutes of science and music!
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