On board a flying telescope chasing Titan's shadown

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On board a flying telescope chasing Titan's shadown

#1  Postby Macdoc » Feb 01, 2019 6:20 am

Very enjoyable article on a somewhat obscure corner of astronomy ....love the layout.

The shadow chasers
One remarkable night on board a flying telescope.


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By Jonathan Webb for The Chase

ABC Science

Updated 31 Jan 2019, 20:20pm
Published 31 Jan 2019, 11:11am


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-01/ ... n/10635802
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Re: On board a flying telescope chasing Titan's shadown

#2  Postby theropod » Feb 01, 2019 1:39 pm

Amazing. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: On board a flying telescope chasing Titan's shadown

#3  Postby zulumoose » Feb 01, 2019 2:07 pm

Very interesting, surprising how much bigger a plane looks on the inside when not stuffed full of seating.

Only thing is, if you participate in an occultation event, aren't you supposed to be burnt at the stake or something?
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Re: On board a flying telescope chasing Titan's shadown

#4  Postby Ironclad » Feb 02, 2019 12:55 am

I like the thread title, it could almost be a fitting album title for hippy rock band, Gong.
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