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January 2006

January 2006

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.

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Interview with Michael Kramer

Night sky for January 2006

Show Credits

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
Editor:Dave Ault
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.

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