25 Jun 2019

Astronomy - Alan Gilmour

From Nights, 7:12 pm on 25 June 2019
This image released Wednesday, April 10, 2019, by Event Horizon Telescope shows a black hole. Scientists revealed the first image ever made of a black hole after assembling data gathered by a network of radio telescopes around the world.

Photo: AP/ Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration / Maunakea Observatories

Former University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory superintendent Alan Gilmore join us once again.  In his gaze tonight he has the moon and asteriods, the black hole image and SpaceX's controversial satellites.

A screenshot from a video of SpaceX Starlink satellites passing over Leiden, Netherlands on 24 May, 2019.

A screenshot from a video of SpaceX Starlink satellites passing over Leiden, Netherlands on 24 May, 2019. Photo: AFP / HO/ Marco Langbroek, Leiden, the Netherlands

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