Out There Now
By The Astronomer's Telegram
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Out There Now shares what is happening right now in the sky - scientific results, reported at The Astronomer’s Telegram (ATel), from professional astrophysicists. Listeners are invited to investigate further, at the ATel website, and by joining the discussion online, at Twitter (#OutThereNow).
||CleanOTN Ep #010: Young Stellar Object EC 53, and Gravitational Wave Source GW170817||In this podcast, we first share report of a new brightening of a YSO – that’s a “Young Stellar Object” – known as EC 53 in Serpens Main, in ATel 11614. A YSO is a star which is still in the process of formation, undergoing gravitational co||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOTN Ep #009: FRB 180309, MAXI J1535-571, and Nova V392 Per||In this podcast, we answer the question – what happens when what you are looking for, isn’t there? We share two reports, one which looked for — and didn’t find — repeated radio bursts from a previously observed Fast Radio Burster (FRB). An||5/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOTN Ep #008: MAXI J1820+070 and TCP J04432130+4721280 (Nova V392 Per)||We share a report of the black hole candidate MAXI J1820+070. Observations of the source in the X-ray band have tracked its variability – in particular, its QPO (that’s, quasi-periodic oscillations) and found that the frequency is increasing with||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOTN Ep #007: ASASSN-18ix, A New Millisecond Radio Pulsar from FAST, and MAXI J1820+070||In this podcast, we share three reports of recent discoveries. The first is of an optical transient source, ASASSN-18ix. The discovery report suggests the transient is a classical nova- but it can also be a cataclysmic variable; they’re not sure whi||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOTN Ep #006: 3C 279 is active||In this podcast, 3C 279 is active. “3C” refers to the “3rd Cambridge Catalogue of Radio Source”, and “279” is this object’s number in that catalog, which was published way back in 1959, when radio astronomical observations were just a todd||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOTN Ep #005: The Bit Character Returns: MAXI J1820+070||On today’s podcast, we bring back a past bit character. You know what this is, don’t you? When a show suddenly – around episode 5 or so – turns around, and focuses in on what you thought was a bit character introduced back in episode 2 f||4/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOTN Ep #004: Two Pairs||In this podcast, we share two pairs of reports. In each pair, the topic is somewhat the same – reflected in the title. But to the astronomer’s way of thinking, the objects are enormously different. First,||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOTN Ep #003: Why Swift J1756.9-2508?||We share reports on one specific object: Swift J1756.9-2508, an accreting, millisecond X-ray pulsar. It was discovered in June 2007- suddenly bright, as transient sources can be; the 182 Hz X-ray pulsation was quickly discovered, but a month later,||4/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOTN Ep #002: SN Ia 2018aoz, MAXI J1820+070 and ASASSN-18gq||We share three new reports — where the supernova SN Ia 2018aoz is Ultra-Violet bright; the optical and X-ray quasiperiodic oscillations in MAXI J1820+070 are of similar frequency, and astrometry and photometry suggests the Nature of ASASSN-18gq.||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOTN Ep #001: ASSASN-18fv and the Discovery of Millisecond Pulsations from a Neutron Star Low Mass X-ray Binary||From neutron stars, to black holes, to tidal disruption events, to gravitational wave sources, to neutrinos, to cosmic rays: Out There Now shares the latest, most eye-catching research results with you. In this episode,||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|