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Science Update: The Cosmic Shooting Gallery, 11/19/2020 - Shared screen with speaker view
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:05:21
Welcome everyone to NSTA Science Update with Dr. Alex Storrs
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:08:23
This is a cool shot...from Helicopter?
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:10:01
For best astronomy you want to be in a dry place - for best results
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:11:38
Halley's Comet ~1986?
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:11:54
Sounds good!
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:15:18
Comet Halley
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:21:43
perihelion - closest approach to the Sun
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:22:14
Halley's Comet - it takes ~76 years to orbit the Sun
Kate Soriano
01:24:51
Do you know what year this map was created? Would you share the source?
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:25:03
planetoids...same as asteroids
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:26:11
We are coming to a first pause for questions soon
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:26:28
Type your questions on the chat
Kristina Brendel (UCF)
01:27:35
I don’t have any questions, but this is absolutely fascinating. I am enjoying hearing about his stories observing comets and meteor showers.
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:29:16
Thanks Kate for your question
Kate Soriano
01:29:31
TY!
Kate Soriano
01:30:10
12 if you count Vulcan!
Andrew Huffman
01:30:12
Are there any other comets that are bound to our solar system by an orbit?
Kristina Brendel (UCF)
01:30:13
I would like to hear Dr. Storrs’ take on the importance of space exploration and how to involve K-12 students in learning about space. But this question is kind of open-ended, so it may have to wait until the end.
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:31:11
Pluto
Alexis Papaianni
01:31:54
poor Pluto :(
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:33:42
Thanks Andrew for your question
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:35:39
Space Telescope Science Institute at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:39:23
Shoemaker-Levy 9
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:40:38
WFPC2 - wide field planetary camera #2
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:42:09
Very exciting times!
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:43:57
like a mushroom cloud
Kristina Brendel (UCF)
01:44:11
That is so fascinating.
Jennifer Crissey
01:48:11
I don’t have a question, but just wanted to say that this is so incredibly cool!!
bkelly
01:48:24
Were there any infrared images of the impact and what data could you gather about the impact?
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:48:50
Thanks Bkelly for your question
Andrew Huffman
01:49:18
Are there any more potential collisions that could be occurring that we would be able to observe? Or are there any comets that are on path to collide with Earth?
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:51:08
Thanks Andrew for your question - Alex will be talking about that next
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:55:13
http://cneos,jpl.nasa.gov/ca
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:55:55
Collection including slides: https://my.nsta.org/collection/mt1NGs28pi8_E
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:57:41
Interstellar Object - artist concept
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
01:58:48
Dash cam image in Russia of meteorite crash
Wendy BInder, NSTA
02:01:42
radiometer
Kate Soriano
02:02:41
Check out this Daily Do with videos of the Chelyabinsk meteor https://www.nsta.org/lesson-plan/how-do-asteroids-cross-earths-path
Wendy BInder, NSTA
02:03:04
Thanks Kate!
Cheryl Matas
02:03:06
Thanks!
Katie Harrison
02:03:11
Thanks!!
Kate Soriano
02:03:13
I wish this lasted two more hours!
Abigail Brang
02:03:16
Thank you!!
Kristin Nicole Wineland
02:03:18
thank you Alex!
Aubrey Graham
02:03:20
Thank you!
Taylor Ewart
02:03:25
Thanks so much for your knowledge!
Flavio Mendez, NSTA
02:03:26
https://my.nsta.org/collection/mt1NGs28pi8_E
Taylor Curry
02:03:30
thank you!
Abby Chambers
02:03:30
Thank you!
Alex Storrs
02:03:52
My pleasure!