In this month's show we go on a sound seeing tour of the Lovell Telescope during the winter solstice. On the way we discover why two pulsars orbiting each other is a good thing and what we can see in the night sky this month. Also the latest news on the Stardust mission.
Interview with Michael Kramer
Night sky for January 2006
|Interview:||Nick Rattenbury interviewed Dr Michael Kramer (University of Manchester)|
|Night sky this month:||Ian Morison|
|Presenters:||Dave Ault, Nick Rattenbury and Stuart Lowe|
|Stardust report:||Paul Carr|
|Cover art:||Artistic impression of the two pulsars orbiting around the common centre of mass in 2.4 hours. Credit: Michael Kramer (Jodrell Bank Observatory, University of Manchester)|
* If you live in the southern hemisphere you may need to convert south to north and left to right for Ian's descriptions to make sense.