Wendy Allen

Wendy Allen

Rotorua New Zealand / Love science, astronomy, and astrophysics. work at Scion Research, see my page on facebook for Hitchhikers Guide to the Universe www,facebook.com/spacescience
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Running time: 41 minutes  Have you taken any nice images of Mars during this apparition, if so I would like to showcase them with your name + telescope details in a future program. Please send your contributions to rpearson46@yahoo.com Thank you for your help :)  THE PLANET MARS reaches opposition on 22 May and is at the center of attention at the moment. We have learned much about the red planet in recent years, yet there are still unanswered questions. In this month’s program I take a ...

Running time: 41 minutes Have you taken any nice images of Mars during this apparition, if so I would like to showcase them with your name + telescope details in a future program. Please send your contributions to rpearson46@yahoo.com Thank you for your help :) THE PLANET MARS reaches opposition on 22 May and is at the center of attention at the moment. We have learned much about the red planet in recent years, yet there are still unanswered questions. In this month’s program I take a ...

Running Time: 1 hour  Acknowledgements: European Southern Observatory; University of Cambridge photo archives & Sir Patrick Moore photo collection.  The program looks at the pioneer giant telescope makers who constructed bigger and better reflectors over the last 350 years, which are the predecessors of ESO’s Giant Magellan Telescope & Extremely Large Telescope now under construction in Chile. A fascinating tale of triumph and failure to build the ultimate Reflector – the largest telesco...

Running Time: 1 hour Acknowledgements: European Southern Observatory; University of Cambridge photo archives & Sir Patrick Moore photo collection. The program looks at the pioneer giant telescope makers who constructed bigger and better reflectors over the last 350 years, which are the predecessors of ESO’s Giant Magellan Telescope & Extremely Large Telescope now under construction in Chile. A fascinating tale of triumph and failure to build the ultimate Reflector – the largest telesco...

Running time: 36 minutes  Acknowledgements: Trevor Barry for the inclusion of his splendid images, and Hugh Alan for the spectra of Jupiter.   The European Southern Observatory; The European Space Agency: NASA   TWENTY YEARS AGO The NASA Galileo space probe plunged into the atmosphere of Jupiter, and successfully transmitted science data, increasing our knowledge about the giant planet of our solar system. The 'magnificent' planet is now on display in the morning sky, and is the centre o...

Running time: 36 minutes Acknowledgements: Trevor Barry for the inclusion of his splendid images, and Hugh Alan for the spectra of Jupiter. The European Southern Observatory; The European Space Agency: NASA TWENTY YEARS AGO The NASA Galileo space probe plunged into the atmosphere of Jupiter, and successfully transmitted science data, increasing our knowledge about the giant planet of our solar system. The 'magnificent' planet is now on display in the morning sky, and is the centre o...

Neil deGrasse Tyson: 'The delusion is thinking that SpaceX is going to lead the space frontier'

Neil deGrasse Tyson: 'The delusion is thinking that SpaceX is going to lead the space frontier'

A stunning video shows a breathtaking aurora light display captured from the International Space Station by astronaut Scott Kelly, who said it was like no other aurora he'd ever seen.

A stunning video shows a breathtaking aurora light display captured from the International Space Station by astronaut Scott Kelly, who said it was like no other aurora he'd ever seen.

A stunning video shows a breathtaking aurora light display captured from the International Space Station by astronaut Scott Kelly, who said it was like no other aurora he'd ever seen.

A stunning video shows a breathtaking aurora light display captured from the International Space Station by astronaut Scott Kelly, who said it was like no other aurora he'd ever seen.

Unzip a Banana by Wendy Allen on 500px

Unzip a Banana by Wendy Allen on 500px

Unzip a Banana by Wendy Allen on 500px

Unzip a Banana by Wendy Allen on 500px

Winter sunrise by Wendy Allen on 500px

Winter sunrise by Wendy Allen on 500px