• 01:01

    Vickie Blythe: sweet Americana. Polaris Rose, new album, Telescopes

    in Music

    Victoria Blythe combines jazz, folk and pop music into original songs in a style uniquely her own. This Award winning singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist's thrilling vocals have been compared to Alison Krauss, Joni Mitchell and Evanescence. Her song "Dancing with You" won the West Coast Songwriters Song of the Year award and has appeared in a number of movies and on TV. She performs solo and with her Americana band "Calaveras" which she founded with her partner Greg Beattie. She will join us thsi Friday


    Polaris Rose is a Los Angeles Alt Rock duo comprised of Peter Anthony and Madelynn Elyse.  They emerged onto the LA scene in the Fall of 2013 with the release of their debut EP, "The Moon & its Secrets" and released their debut single, “Goddess” in February of this year. Their follow-up single,"Hurricanes" was followed by  “Ocean Songs” on April 22nd, 2014.  Following the release of their third single"OceanEnding", the band was voted ‘LA Artist of the Month’ on LA Deli Magazine. The duo’s debut full-length "Telescopes" is coming this November. The first single, “Perfect View” is currently available and we talk with them this Friday

  • 02:00

    Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project 2 hr Fundraiser Finale

    in Science

    The Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project (CBSAP) is the worlds LARGEST astronomy outreach 501(c)3 nonprofit that is dedicated to promoting science literacy by sharing the fascinating science of our Sun. This organization brings observatory quality, narrowband solar telescopes and imaging equipment to over 150 schools and events per year. In 2012 they personally reached over 150,000 students and adults in 5 countries. They share, completely free of charge, live views of Sunspots, Solar Flares, Prominences, Filaments and other fiery magnetic phenomena near the surface of our nearest star, safely, and in three different wavelengths of light. Everyone are usually blown away by the incredible views of the Sun through these state of the art telescopes and cameras. Participants receive solar viewing glasses absolutely free at the event too, and in some cases can even bring home their own images of the Sun taken with these instruments!


    This organizing is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, so in order to keep these public events completely free of charge, they need your help financially. Stephen Ramsden, the director and creator of CBSAP, will be live on air to answer your questions about science, solar astronomy, our Sun, his equipment etc. He is PASSIONATE about solar astronomy folks, and you will be captivated by hearing more about what he does, and his organization does each and every year to promote science, and in particular Solar astronomy to anyone and everyone. 


    In addition to Stephen, we will be joined by some of his busiest Solar Ambassadors from around the WORLD that will call in and share their own personal stories about sharing our Sun with others. 


    Their official site is http://www.solarastronomy.org/ check them out!

  • 01:03

    Ep 95 - The Importance of Image Scale in Astrophotography

    in Science

    This one has been in the works for awhile, but we are finally ready to air it live!  This topic comes to us from a vote via the Facebook group Telescope Addicts. This Facebook group is HUGE, with over 15,000 members, and we certainly want to thank Ahmed Jaber and all the wonderful people on Telescope Addicts for voting on a topic for this specific episode. 


    We are going to be joined by Craig and Tammy Temple, a dynamic duo in the world of astrophotography, having been published numerous times in Astronomy Magazine, Amateur Astronomy Magazine and others.  In addition to being avid astrophotographers, they have also been doing a number of equipment reviews lately as well, having been published in Astronomy Magazine and Astronomy Technology Today. 


    Both Craig and Tammy will be on the air with us to discuss the importance of accurate image scale in astrophotography, and how you can ensure you get the best results with your camera and equipment combinations. Prepared to learn a lot folks from these expert astrophotographers!


    To learn more about Craig and Tammy Temple, and to view some of their work, head to http://cntastro.smugmug.com/Astrophotography

  • 01:30

    Romancing the Red Planet -- Write Stuff -- 8/12/2014

    in Radio

    We Earthlings have a definite love affair with space. There's no doubt about it. For thousands of years, we have probed the night sky, always searching and reaching for the stars. Our telescopes and mathematics gives us a wide array of understanding at how the universe works. 

    But it's the guy next door that really captures our interest. 

    Who can resist that red brownish tan or those murky clouds? He's smaller than us with a really thin layer of atmosphere but we have never let a little thing like that bother us. After all, interesting things come in small packages. For a long time, he gave us the slip, shining like a flare in the black of space at different times through the years. He'd get close enough for us to say hello but then move away again. 

    Just like a planet to get all elusive on us.

    We Earthlings are an aggressive bunch so we made it our business to get to know him. In the 19th century, we made a breakthrough. We looked in our telescopes, peeked through the window. And what we saw has made us giddy for the past hundred years or so. Finally, we get to see what this planet's all about...or have we? 

    Join me as we discuss our love affair with Mars with my guest co-host and contributor, Douglas Woodward, author of the The Lying Wonders of Mars. You can call in at 646-595-2083, press 1 to be live on air. Or download the WLUV Radio mobile app today. Any way you can, join us. 

     

  • 01:05

    U-Predict: Radio Tarot Experiment - New, Weird Stuff from Space...

    in Spirituality

    They're at it again...radio telescopes are picking up regular pulses from unknown objects deep in space.  While PhD's are frantically trying to explain them away, we'll ask Tarot what's really going on?  In the second half:  What would happen if the government said "Yup we've been lying all these years about UFO's."  Bring your cards and read along!

  • 00:44

    Ep 92 - New Celestron, DayStar and Lunt Stuff, Backyard Observatories

    in Science

    Ep 92


    NEW Celestron WiFi Scopes


    NEW Lunt LS50 PT


    Main Topic


    Backyard Observatories


    http://backyardobservatories.com/


    http://skyshed.com/


    http://www.skyshedpod.com/


    http://explora-dome.com/


    http://astroclosets.com/


    http://www.telegizmos.com/365%20Cover%20Page.htm


     

  • 00:19

    Ep 90 - Planning Your 2014 Messier Marathon

    in Science

    In this episode of At The Eyepeice, I offer help in planning your Messier Marathon for 2014, plus some online resources for Virtual Messier Marathons if your nights are clouded out.

  • 00:34

    Ep 91 - Global Astronomy Month, NEAF, Mars Opposition, Lunar Eclipse

    in Science

    GLOBAL ASTRONOMY MONTH - http://astronomerswithoutborders.org/global-astronomy-month-2014.html


    NEAF 2014!! - http://www.rocklandastronomy.com/NEAF/Index.html


    New Lodestar X2 Camera - http://www.sxccd.com/lodestar-x2-autoguider


    Mallincam VRC Telescopes! - http://mallincam.tripod.com/id62.html


    Mars Opposition - http://www.universetoday.com/111050/mars-opposition-season-2014-images-from-around-the-world/


    http://www.telescope.com/Orion-125-Mars-Observation-Eyepiece-Filter-Set/p/5591.uts


    Lunar Eclipse - http://www.universetoday.com/110780/get-ready-for-the-april-15-2014-total-lunar-eclipse-our-complete-guide/

  • 00:25

    Ep 89 - New Mallincam products, CloudyNights facelift, AstroLIVE, Jupiter GRS

    in Science

    New Mallincam products, and some significant changes to their existing lineup.


    AstroLive turns your CCD into a real-time observing tool


    CloudyNights.com gets a facelift


    New heavy-duty mount from Orion


    My initial impressions of the SBIG STi Autoguider


    Jupiter GRS and Shadow Transtit times for the second half of March


     

  • 00:25

    EP 88 - John Dobson, SuperNova, SunDay 2014!

    in Science

    Today on episode 88 of the At The Eyepiece Show


    John Dobson - 1915-2014


    New Guiding / Planetary Camera - Atik GP Guiding & Planetrary Camera - $479


    http://www.optcorp.com/atik-gp-guiding-planetary-ccd-camera-monochrome.html


    New iOptron mount shipping - CEM  $2499 and $3899


    Deluxe Beginners Ha scope on sale   -  LS Deluxe on sale for $673 - reg 749


    http://www.optcorp.com/lunt-solar-35mm-h-alpha-solar-telescope-deluxe-package.htm


    SUPER Supernovas - http://attheeyepiece.blogspot.com/2014/01/sn-2014j-missed-it-by-that-much.html


    Jupiter GRS Times


    Solar Observing Update


    SunDay 6/22/2014 - http://solarastronomy.org/sunday.html

  • 00:30

    The At The Eyepiece Show - Ep 84

    in Science

    Tonights episode is prerecorded. 



    I share some my observing and imaging session on some interesting galaxies - NGC 1084, 1055, and 925 
    Some nice sales out there going on, specifically OPT and Celestron
    Hey, ever heard of TPO telescopes? Well OPT has a new lineup
    Astronomics shares some news on a new Astro-Tech RC lineup
    Mallincam is at it again!  Last week it was the Mallimcam Jr. Pro, whats up now?  Find out!
    Great solar activity
    Moon phase info
    Replacement battery for your powertank at a great price


    All this and more on this epsiode of At The Eyepiece. 


     

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