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Astronomy for Broadcast Meteorologists

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November 15, 2021

Astronomy for Broadcast Meteorologists

Central North Carolina Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and the NCSU Broadcast Meteorology Seminar

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Tony Rice

November 15, 2021
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  1. Broadcast Meteorology
 & Astronomy Tony Rice, NASA/JPL SSA putting the

    "meteor" in meteorology 2021-11-15 @RTPHokie tinyurl.com/cnccamsastro
  2. Events worth sharing Weekly

  3. Meteor Showers Supermoons 03/28/2021 04/26/2021 05/26/2021 06/24/2021 05/16/2022 06/14/2022 07/13/2022

    08/11/2022 07/03/2023 08/01/2023 08/30/2023 09/29/2023 08/19/2024 09/17/2024 10/17/2024 11/15/2024 https://github.com/rtphokie/supermoon NASA CC
  4. What was that thing in the sky? Stanley Waldrup

  5. American Meteor Society

  6. What was that thing in the sky? Kosmos-2551

  7. Meteor Taxonomy comet / asteroid 
 meteor shower
 meteor fireball

    
 bolide 
 meteorite American Meteor Society CC
  8. Wallops Flight Facility Kennedy Space Center Cape Canaveral Space Force

    Station Vandenburg Space Force Base
  9. Peter Forister

  10. Launches and weather credit: USAF

  11. Events worth sharing Eclipses Partial Solar Eclipse Annular Solar Eclipse

    Total Solar Eclipse Partial Lunar Eclipse
 November 18, 2021 NASA
  12. None
  13. Localizing things happening 93 million miles away. WRAL-TV UPI

  14. Where are your horizons? Know your area Fort Worth Astronomical

    Society Hunter Research and Technology NASA/JSC ZENITH Theodolite Smartphone Apps
  15. Aurora Space Weather Image: NASA/Sebastian Saarloos https://www.swpc.noaa.gov

  16. My weekly emails Email rtphokie@gmail.com with • email address(es) •

    city, state
  17. Slow Days @MarsWXReport

  18. Resources • ISS & other satellite passes (Heavens Above) •

    Lunar images: Dial a Moon (NASA LRO) • Explainers: Scientific Visualization Studio (NASA/GSFC) • Meteors / Fireballs : AMSMeteors.org • Event calendars • Monthly skywatching tips (NASA/JPL) • Sky this week Sky & Telescope & Astronomy Magazine • Launch Calendar • Supermoon list • KSC/CCSFS Launch Weather Forecasts (45th Weather Squadron) NASA/GSFC/LRO
  19. Astronomy questions 1.Looking down on the Earth from above the

    North Pole, which way does it rotate? Counter-Clockwise 2.How long is a lunar cycle? average 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes and 3 seconds 3.How long is a tropical/solar year? 365 days 5 hours 51 minus 6 seconds 4.When do full and new moons rise? sunset, sunrise 5.When is the first day of winter? December 1 on the winter solstice: December 21 tinyurl.com/cnccamsastro