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Rose discovers 8 new interesting asteroids in a single night using the Catalina Sky Survey's Schmidt telescope on Mt. Bigelow, Arizona.

Bought by KKRN, WTIP, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Long Winter nights with good seeing, from start to finish, are those on which the asteroid hunter makes new discoveries while being treated to view...

Bought by KKRN, WTIP, KSFR, KUPR low power FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A thousand meteors brighter than the planet Venus enter the Earth's atmosphere every day. The record of one of them on your dash cam can reveal whe...

Bought by KKRN, KSFR, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Dec 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A small asteroid soars into the lonely space high above and below the plane of our solar system.

Bought by KKRN, WYAP, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A three football field sized asteroid survives on a harrowing path around our Sun.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The plants that Mars explorers take with them will provide a source of fresh fruits and vegetables , fresh air to breathe, and perhaps a psychologi...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KKRN


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In less than 24 hours, while observing with the Catalina Sky Survey's 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona , I discovered two 25 foot diameter ...

Bought by KKRN, WTIP, KSFR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A strange object consisting of two mile diameter asteroids surrounded by a gas cloud is orbiting our Sun.

Bought by KSFR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Experience the wonders of the Universe first hand using your night vision.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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To survive on Venus where the temperature is 864F and the surface air pressure is 90 times that of Earth, NASA and JPL engineers are exploring the ...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KSFR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The largest asteroid to come near the Earth in 100 years has two moons.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A visitor from Mars lands near Tata, Morocco on July 11, 2011. Pieces of it are worth 10 times their weight in Gold.

Bought by WLPR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Meteors, shooting stars, or falling stars are different names for the streaks of light in the night sky which are in reality the dying embers of t...

Bought by WLPR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Jupiter has been observed by humans through out history, shaped our solar system, and made it possible for Earth to form.

Bought by WLPR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Finding a meteorite that has traveled billions of miles through space to reach it's present location is exciting. It might even be worth real money.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KRWG, KKRN, WLPR, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Additional observations over the years have eliminated the possibility that Apophis will strike the Earth as it streaks by closer than the communic...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KSFR, KRWG, WLPR, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Florence is the largest asteroid in more than 100 years to approach the Earth.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KPIP-LP, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A small asteroid tests planetary defenses.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WLPR, KRWG, KKRN, WTIP and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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In this age in which science is being advanced by large teams of scientists with budgets in the millions to billions of dollars, it is gratifying t...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The plight of the Delta Smelt is currently dependant on mankind’s desire and ability to revive the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in Ca...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:39
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For those of you that haven't noticed, water conflict is a topic that keeps on showing up in our lives. Each time water demand bumps up against wat...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:24
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The Moon is a destination for human explorers.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WVTF, KKRN, WTIP, KRWG and more


  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Some asteroids become comets giving rise to beautiful meteor showers.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KRWG, KENW, KKRN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Small Earth approaching asteroids are part of our environment.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KRWG, KENW, KKRN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Large potentially dangerous asteroids are still being discovered.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5