- Jeni on the Highbrow Drivel podcast
- More astronomy goodness at Sky Guide
- The amateur astronomy/dogging connection
- A review of George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky
- Listener emails about the birth of amateur astroimaging & ‘Arecedos’
The News: Rounding up the astronomy news in February, we have:
- A hot Jupiter world with a totally transparent atmosphere
- New research suggest the most abundant stars can fuel photosynthesis
- Elliptical galaxies forming new stars hundreds of times faster than our Milky Way
- Citizen scientists creates a 3D map of largely invisible brown dwarf stars
Main News story: @ESA’s #CHEOPS satellite looks at a star with exoplanets and finds even more planets in a system that should be able to exist.
The Sky Guide: This month we’re taking a look at the constellation of Perseus with a guide to its history, how to find it, a couple of deep sky objects and a round-up of the solar system views on offer in February.
Q&A: Are there any other planets in the solar system that could support geostationary communications satellites? From Steve Carter in Welwyn Garden City, UK.