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From: TerryMoselaol.com
Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2005 18:01:25 EDT
Subject: Radio, TV

Hi all,
1.  Thanks to David Moore for this info: if you can't pick up Radio  Ulster 
for the "Seven Days" Programme on Sunday, 7th Aug, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., on  which 
the guests will include Professor Alan Fitzsimmons and myself, and  the topics 
will include the Discovery mission & the future of manned space  exploration, 
plus 'Planet 10', then you can listen to it on line via: 
2.  Sat 6 Aug:
   BBC4 TV: An evening of programmes about  space:
10:40pm, The Sky at Night - A Journey Through Space  and Time: A 50-year 
review by Sir Patrick Moore.
11:40pm, Space  Odyssey: The Robot Pioneers that have explored the planets.
12:30am, British Space Race - when Britain was once a key player.

3.  Sun, 7  Aug 
12.50am,  BBC1 TV:The Sky at Night - The Search for Life (repeat).

4.  Tue, 9  Aug,    8.30pm, BBC4 TV: The Sky at Night - The Search for Life  

5.  Thu, 11 Aug, 
       7.00pm, RTE2 TV: Naked Science -the  supervolcano under Yellowstone  

6. Mon, 8 Aug, 8.00pm, DCU: Dr Peter Gallagher (NASA) on 'Our Dynamic  Sun'. 
See www.astronomy.ie


7. Until 15  August at ENFO, St. Andrew's Street, Dublin 2: What on Earth? - 
all about  geology by the GSI.
8. Don't forget the Perseids, from now until August 14. There has been one  
reference to the radiant being "slightly to the left of the Planet Mars"  - it 
would be more accurate to say thats it's "50 degrees above left  of the Planet 
Mars". That's about twice the length of the 'Plough' or 'Big  Dipper'.
Clear Skies,
Terry Moseley


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