Astronomy, Photography and Weather
March 27, 2023, 02:24:15 am
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: IAA lecture programme continues alternate Wednesdays from September - an excellent programme of lectures- Queens University Belfast - Bell Lecture Theatre. Also keep an eye out for the Summer Events
  Home Help Search Gallery Staff List Login Register  

Star Gazing Live 3-5th Jan BBC2 Heads Up

Pages: [1]
Author Topic: Star Gazing Live 3-5th Jan BBC2 Heads Up  (Read 456 times)
Martin Mc Kenna
Global Moderator
Hero Member
Posts: 5182

Maghera, N. Ireland

View Profile WWW
« on: January 06, 2011, 08:23:09 pm »

Thanks very much everyone, it sure was a treat to get an image on a prime time TV programme like that.  Smiley

I watched all three episodes and enjoyed the sections on solar storms, solar observing, meteorites, and impact craters, I instantly spotted that borderline fireball behind the guy with the telescope. I would like to have seen more in the way of amateur observing and gear talk etc and less on spacecraft, science fiction ,and telescopws on mountain tops. I think the show has great potential if a few weak links are ironed out and with time it would get polished into an excellent programme, I also would like to see more celebs involved in astronomy too, it certainly helps the image of an observer.

I thought Dr. Brian Cox was excellent as always, he's exploding with knowledge he wants to share, I can really sense his passion. I would like a section where experienced observers share their top observing experiences eg: a great comet, meteor storm, or aurora, complete with images, descriptions and video replaying the event. Coverage of major historical sky events would be great too. There's so much potential here, it would be good to see a regular astronomy programme on television similar to Autumn watch, maybe ever monthy or every two weeks. It could happen yet... Smiley
Report Spam   Logged

Pages: [1]
Jump to:  

Bookmark this site! | Upgrade This Forum
SMF For Free - Create your own Forum

Powered by SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines
Privacy Policy